Ladies and gentlemen, hell hath frozen over!
If you saw pigs flying today, it may be because Kanye West admitted Kanye West was wrong about something!
Yeezy opened up to the Sunday Times about the incident that occurred at the Grammy Awards back in February when he followed Beck on stage to accept the Best Album award, a move reminiscent of his 2009 interruption of Taylor Swift during an acceptance speech.
Now, Kanye is actually admitting fault:
“I’m fine to apologize for inaccuracies. You know, I send flowers for inaccuracies. I talked to Beck’s wife, and I think I had a point about Beyonc├â┬⌐’s album, but I think I was inaccurate with the concept of a gentleman who plays 14 instruments not respecting artistry.”
It wouldn’t be a Kanye interview without more crazy quotes, so have at it:
“Isn’t it amazing that people are so constantly shocked by the commonly agreed-in truth? How much bullshit are we in if, every single time I give not just my opinion, but a vast 80%, 90% opinion, I get into that much trouble? When the truth is a mass opinion. That’s not about accuracy, it’s the definition of truth. In this fight, in this struggle for beauty, in this struggle for awesomeness, in this struggle for fair play, in a manipulative field, there might be a couple of inaccuracies on my part. But far fewer than the inaccuracies of the current systems.”
Yeezus then went on to compare himself to Leonardo da Vinci:
“Imagine if Da Vinci or Michelangelo or Galileo were asked not to think of anything except for the one thing they first became famous for. So da Vinci could only have one idea. For all haters, I’m not saying I’m Da Vinci, but I feel it’s right for any human being to compare themselves to anything. I could compare myself to this chair, I’m saying, ‘I’ve got all this on my back, so I’m a chair.’ People get really uptight about my comparisons, but I’m an extreme speaker, and I speak through comparisons.”
At least he admitted he was “inaccurate” about Beck — it’s a start!
[Image via Ivan Nikolov/WENN.]