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Kanye West asked Mark Zuckerberg for $1 billion on Twitter. Jimmy Kimmel notes the obvious flaw.

Over the weekend, Kanye West tweeted that he is $53 million in debt, and Jimmy Kimmel acted surprised. "How the hell did this happen?" he asked on Monday's Kimmel Live. "How much do those leather pants cost?" But Kanye didn't stop tweeting after disclosing how much money he doesn't have, and Kimmel didn't stop mocking him. Because Kanye next asked billionaire Mark Zuckerberg to "invest" $1 billion of his fortune "into Kanye West ideas." He went on, elaborating on his idea in several tweets, and Kimmel read them all. Then he noted maybe the most obvious flaw in Kanye's longshot fundraising pitch: "You know, if you really want $1 billion from the guy who invented Facebook, maybe don't ask for it on Twitter." Well, yeah. Watch below. Peter Weber