He was suspended from Twitter and Instagram for his offensive and anti-Semitic remarks but returned to Twitter after Elon Musk unbanned him.
WASHINGTON — You, the rapper formerly known as Kanye West, announced. Twitter That he plans to run for president again in 2024.
In the first of many videos shared Thursday night, the rapper said he asked former President Donald Trump to be his running mate in 2024. Trump, who announced his bid for the next presidency earlier this month, snubbed you.
“I think the thing that Trump was most worried about was me asking him to be my vice president. I think that was kind of at the bottom of the list of things that caught him off guard,” he said. You said in the video. “It was the fact that I came in with intelligence.”
In the video, Ye claims Trump yelled that the rapper would lose if he ran for president. The rapper also shared what appears to be a campaign logo with the caption. “#YE24.”
He was suspended from Twitter and Instagram for his anti-Semitic remarks but returned to Twitter after Elon Musk unbanned him.
The announcement also comes shortly after Adidas, which launched its Yeezy line, Cut ties with you for his offensive and anti-Semitic comments last month. Adidas said Expect to take a hit of 250 million euros ($246 million) in net income this year from the move.
On Friday, Adidas said it was investigating allegations of inappropriate workplace conduct by the rapper made by former employees in an anonymous letter. The letter also accused the German sportswear brand of looking the other way.
You previously launched a presidential bid in 2020.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.