Kanye West has sent a bold message to the celebrities featured in his already-notorious ‘Famous’ music video.
Over the weekend, Kanye raised eyebrows when he unveiled the clip on Tidal, featuring a host of famous faces sleeping side by side in a giant bed completely naked.
Among the celebrities included are singers (Chris Brown, Rihanna), politicians (Donald Trump, George W Bush), family members (Kim Kardashian, Caitlyn Jenner) and people with whom Kanye has personal history (Amber Rose, Taylor Swift).
Although the stars have mostly stayed tight-lipped on the video so far, Kanye has now issued a clear message to anyone who objects to being featured.
Yes, in the wake of the controversy stirred up by his video, he wrote on Twitter: “Can somebody sue me already #I'llwait”
We’d send you a link, but it didn’t take long for Kanye to have a change of heart, as he’s now deleted it, perhaps deciding that being sued wasn’t quite as fun as it initially sounded.
‘Famous’ was already a talking point before the music video was unveiled, thanks to its opening line, where he raps: “I feel like me and Taylor [Swift] might still have sex. Why? I made that bitch famous.”
Taylor said at the time that she objected to the “strong misogynistic message” of the lyric, though Kanye later hit back, insisting she’d given him her blessing, which she later denied.
So far, Chris Brown is the only celebrity to comment on Kanye’s new music video directly, making a joke about it on Instagram, while Caitlyn Jenner’s representative has said that she did not give her endorsement for her likeness to be used.
Speaking about the video, Kanye cryptically told Vanity Fair: "It’s not in support or anti any of them. It's a comment on fame."
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