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John Legend Talks Kanye West And Leaked Texts On 'Ebro In The Morning'

"Kanye, when he talks about Trump, I feel like he is thinking about him more in as a marketing triumph. Like, I think he sees certain aspects of himself in Trump."

Singer John Legend called into Ebro In the Morning on Friday (Apr. 27) to discuss the whirlwind of a week that occurred at the hands of Kanye West and his tweets showing his utter admiration for President Trump. The soon-to-be father of two attempted to explain to Kanye what his tweets may be interpreted as to fans; however a brazen Kanye leaked the texts between the two instead of understanding Legend's message.

When the "All of Me" singer was asked how he felt after the texts were leaked, he responded that he was in shock, yet proud of what he said. "I was shocked when it happened. Then I was like well I'm proud of what I said. It can't be that bad. At least I didn't say anything I didn't want other people to know that I thought. I felt like I'm not mad that people saw it because at least they know where I'm coming from. I didn't actually mind it when I thought about it for a second, but I was shocked when it first happened," said Legend.

Legend and his wife Chrissy Teigen have become notably close to Kanye West and Kim Kardashian and often post their couple outings to social media. Pre-Trump tweets, Teigen (who is known for her Twitter antics) even poked fun Kanye alongside wife Kim. Due to his closeness to the rapper, the 39-year-old believes that Kanye's views Trump as more of a "marketing triumph" than anything else.

"Kanye when he talks about Trump, I feel like he is thinking about him more in as a marketing triumph. Like, I think he sees certain aspects of himself in Trump. He sees how brash he is, and that he don't give a f**k, nobody believes he was going to win, and with a simple message 'make America great again' defied all the odds and beat the establishment. I think that's appealing to Kanye, and I understand why that's appealing to him, and I understand what's appealing about it. But politics isn't just branding and marketing. It's actual policy and it affects people."

In an effort to dismantle Kanye's tweets from gaining legitimacy, Legend took to his own account to speak out against Kanye.

He also hopes that Kanye realizes that Trump's policies and message isn't a game. "It's not a game. This is people's real life. And if you're operating from love, and you're operating from empathy, and you're looking at what this man [Trump] is actually doing, and trying to do...I don't see how you align yourself with that and say you're operating yourself from love."

Listen to the full interview below.

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50 Cent Explains How Snoop Dogg "Stole" His Lamborghini

Power executive producer 50 Cent (Curtis Jackson) is spilling the details on how Snoop Dogg "stole" his Lambo during his appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Thursday night (Aug. 16). According to Rap-Up, he and Snoop were performing at the Masters of Ceremony concert in Brooklyn in June. Fifty says Snoop surprised him when he showed up on stage during their "P.I.M.P. (Remix)" song.

Now after the award-winning rapper wrapped up his set, he realized that his custom Versace Lamborghini Aventador was missing. As he was searching for his whip he soon found out that valet gave it to Snoop.

"I was like, 'Where did the car go?' And he was like, 'Snoop took the car.' I said, 'What? I'm like how you just let him take my car." Fifty was under the impression that the I Wanna Thank Me artist possibly took his car as payment for the performance.

"Later I made a tape saying that I owed him for the performance because he feel like you got me performing for free and you got cars like this out here. He thought I tricked him into a performance, but he offered to perform."

Jackson posted on his Instagram in late June his latest custom foreign two-door.

 

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New skateboard alert 🛹 lol where the Big Boys @djenvy tell them I said pull up. #lecheminduroi #bransoncognac

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Hilarious 'Christian Girl Autumn' Meme Takes Over Twitter In Response To 'Hot Girl Summer'

Summer is winding down to a close, and we're all a bit upset about it. As you may have heard, there was a phrase this season that swept the entire country, and it was all started by a young rapper from Houston. Megan Thee Stallion's phrase "Hot Girl Summer" has been said, used and capitalized on the world over, and one Twitter user asked, 'What's next?'

Cue the hilarious meme: Christian Girl Autumn.

The photo features two girls in their best fall 'fits. The pic is reportedly of two bloggers named Caitlin Covington and Emily Gemma. "Hot Girl Summer is coming to an end, get ready for Christian Girl Autumn," the tweet read. It has more than 13,000 retweets and 50,000 likes, and some hilarious reactions.

"This picture left pumpkin spice residue on the inside of my screen," one commenter wrote, while another added, "This picture just asked for my regional managers phone number and customer services number."

Please look at some of the best "Christian Girl Autumn" tweets below. You won't regret it.

Hot Girl Summer is coming to an end, get ready for Christian Girl Autumn 🍂😍 pic.twitter.com/yuqyt6YTex

— gio (@lasagnabby) August 9, 2019

me and my girls Karleigh, Caitleighynn, and Makelynn-Lee going to bible study after our prayer circle at starbucks during christian girl autumn pic.twitter.com/UjCYoQFj71

— meth gator (@hetrosexualicon) August 11, 2019

me and my girls Karleigh, Caitleighynn, and Makelynn-Lee going to bible study after our prayer circle at starbucks during christian girl autumn pic.twitter.com/UjCYoQFj71

— meth gator (@hetrosexualicon) August 11, 2019

Hot Girl Summer is coming to an end, get ready for Christian Girl Autumn 🍂😍 pic.twitter.com/yuqyt6YTex

— gio (@lasagnabby) August 9, 2019

Christian Girl Autumn is a perfect horror movie name

— Matt Braunger (@Braunger) August 11, 2019

Looking away cuz these bitches can’t handle my energy #ChristianGirlAutumn pic.twitter.com/5FoYxFhO8F

— Jackson (@jcksonstephens) August 13, 2019

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Trina To Address A&R's Comments About Nicki Minaj On Instagram Live

Trina is ready to address the public about comments from her camp about Nicki Minaj.

Earlier this week, Reginald Saunders, the head of A&R at Trina's label and cousin Bobby Lytes slammed Nicki for not promoting their collaborative single, "BAPS." The song was apart of Trina's album The One released on June 21, which was also the same day as the release for "Megatron."

In Saunders' post about Nicki, he also called out the rapper for heavily promoting her guest feature on Megan Thee Stallion's "Hot Girl Summer" but only sharing "BAPS" for a short amount of time on social media.

"This isn’t the first time @nickiminaj has pulled this stunt and trust me it’s cool," he said. "I can’t get over how fake people can be for a Lil fame, likes and followers. when everyone tried to warn me I still gave her the benefit of the doubt."

On Tuesday (Aug. 14), Trina took to Instagram to let her fans know her plans to address how "BAPS" came about and why a video hasn't been shot.

"First of all, everybody that knows me knows anything I gotta say, I will say it and address it," she said. "I don't need anybody to speak for me. Second of all, everything that I have to say, I will address it tomorrow. So catch me live and I will say it one time and one time only. I will not repeat myself."

During her Queen Radio session on Monday (Aug. 13), Nicki addressed Saunders and said she was prepared to shoot a video to "BAPS" when the song was recorded in 2017. She also had Trina as a guest for Queen Radio at the time of the song's release, making it the most-streamed track on the project.

"I have my own schedule and I also have to worry about what makes not only sense/cents but dollars," she said. "And it's not fair that people don’t understand that. I would never have someone from my team disrespect somebody that has been nothing but real to me.”

 

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A little overwhelmed right now but tomorrow 💙💙

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