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This weekend while performing at the Big Chill music festival in England, Kanye West, who usually suffers in silence, finally spoke up about the persecution he routinely endures.
“I walk through the hotel and I walk down the street, and people look at me like I’m (expletive) insane, like I’m Hitler,” he said.
Um, Kanye, generally people don’t voluntarily compare themselves to Hitler. It’s a designation usually bestowed unwillingly and inappropriately. It should not be assumed as some sort of mantle of oppression.
And Kanye — having people think you’re crazy when you’re walking down the street with unflattering facial hair growth doesn’t make you similar to Hitler. Unless, of course, you’re goosestepping as you do it.
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