But what does it all mean?
Kanye West has just deleted some of his tweets regarding Donald Trump and everyone is pretty surprised.
The rapper who made his pro-Trump stance clear in the election run up, made headlines when he met with the then President-Elect at Trump Tower in December.
In response to the social media backlash by fans and fellow A-listers that followed, Kanye posted a series of tweets to defend his actions – deleting them just this weekend.
‘I wanted to meet with Trump today to discuss multicultural issues’ he tweeted back in December, elaborating: ‘These issues include bullying, supporting teachers, modernizing curriculums, and violence in Chicago.’
‘I feel it is important to have a direct line of communication with out future President if we truly want to change’, he added later.
The intense backlash that ensued didn’t seem to bother him at the time, with Kanye proudly tweeting a copy of Time Magazine the next day signed by Trump, where the now President was on the cover for being ‘Person of the Year’. The message read: ‘To Kanye, You are a great friend. Thanks’, followed by Trump’s signature.
This was not the first time Kanye stood up for the President, shocking the audience at his San Jose concert last year when he announced to them, ‘I told y’all I didn’t vote right? But if I would have voted, I would have voted on Trump.’
As from this week, however, it looks like the President might have lost his most high profile supporter with Kanye deleting all of his tweets from December 13th that had previously defended their meeting.
Kanye reportedly deleted the tweets due to being unhappy with the President’s performance during his first two weeks in office, citing the ‘Muslim ban’ among other actions as his reasons for withdrawing support.
Kanye’s decision comes after wife, Kim Kardashian, has made her political stance fairly clear on social media. The reality star posted a picture to Instagram during the global Women’s marches against Trump last month, captioning the snap: ‘So proud of the women & men who stood up for what is right & are determined to make this world a better place for our children. Here’s to strong women. May we know them. May we be them. May we raise them.’
She also took to social media in response to Trump’s Muslim ban just a week ago, tweeting a widely shared infographic of protest.