Christina Aguilera says Kanye West is simply “misunderstood”, following his latest string of controversial feedback.
The 40-year-old rapper has made headlines lately after he voiced his help for divisive US president Donald Trump, after which later appeared to assert the 400 years of black slavery was a “alternative” made by these enslaved.
And while many within the superstar world have condemned the ‘Stronger’ hitmaker for his phrases, Christina Aguilera has claimed he is a “good man” whose “thoughts works in mysterious methods”.
Talking to W journal, the 37-year-old singer stated: “Kanye, you realize, he says issues. His thoughts works in mysterious methods. I will simply say that. I’ve at all times been a fan of his music … If something, he provides along with his intestine. You may really feel it in his beats. It is real. It seems like his reality, even when it is not going to go over nicely. However he actually spoke to me. Even in that dialog we had, he would go on about different topics and stuff like that. However then he would sort of remind me of myself. Like, oh, okay. He simply has a unique mind-set and he’ll path off in his personal ideas. You get the sense, although, that there is a good man there. Typically we’re all just a bit misunderstood.”
The ‘Stunning’ singer’s help is not the one positivity Kanye has obtained since he started making his controversial statements final month, as fellow musician John Mayer additionally leapt to the rapper’s defence.
John stated: “He is essentially the most artistic individual I’ve ever met in my life. The veil that hangs between what you realize and what you do not when it comes to creating, for him, is so freaking skinny that I perceive his pleasure artistically. He can pull something into existence that he needs. He’s perhaps the best summoner of artistic vitality. I’ve seen him do it; it is a magic trick.
“That’s intoxicating and generally poisonous. As a result of how are you going to make sure what’s somebody’s true evaluation of a boundary line and what’s simply one other imaginary imposed boundary line? You are simply unsure the place the partitions are. While you’re that highly effective at constructing the street as you go, it is gotta be very exhausting to have the ability to belief what’s an actual street block and what’s an imaginary street block. As a result of your complete life .. as an artist … is breaking via imaginary street blocks.”
Kanye’s feedback induced a number of well-known faces to unfollow him on social media, together with Rihanna, The Weeknd, Kendrick Lamar, Harry Kinds, and Katy Perry.