President Trump's meeting with Kanye West was about as wild as expected.
The White House had previously announced that the hip-hop star and passionate Trump supporter would be having lunch with the president to discuss prison reform and violence in Chicago. But during a discussion in the Oval Office Thursday, West did most of the talking and certainly did not limit himself to these areas.
West instead went on a long rant, during which he said that Hillary Clinton's slogan of "I'm With Her" didn't appeal to him "as a guy" but that Trump's Make America Great Again hat gives him "power" and makes him "feel like Superman." West darted from topic to topic so quickly even Trump could barely get a word in, with the rapper veering from abolishing the 13th Amendment one minute to his business with Adidas the next. He eventually said he'd been misdiagnosed with bipolar disorder.
The rapper at one point pulled up a GIF of a plane on his phone, telling Trump he should be using it instead of Air Force One because the president should be "the flyest," also telling liberals that "if [Trump] don't look good, we don't look good." West also said that Trump is "on his hero's journey right now," though he "may not have thought he'd have a crazy motherf---er like me" supporting him.
After West finally concluded his soliloquy, Trump told him, "I'll tell you what, that was pretty impressive." Watch some of the wild footage below. Brendan Morrow