Kanye’s in the news for doing something unrelated to music, what a surprise. Whether it’s getting into it with paparazzi, throwing tantrums or punching people, Mr. Kardashian always keeps it interesting. This time he was performing in Sydney and asked the crowd to stand up before his next song. There were a few members of the audience who are handicapped, which Kanye didn’t seem to take into account when he noted “This the longest I’ve had to wait to do a song…it’s unbelievable”. Then thought out loud that they might be in a wheelchair. He was right.
This isn’t the first time he’s done something crazy. We all remember Kanye interrupting Taylor Swift’s VMA speech(launching her career). My favorite has to be his interview on Sway in the Morning, where he repeatedly told Sway that Sway didn’t have the answers. His interview on The Breakfast Club where Charlemagne calls him “Mr. Kardashian” and a hypocrite is the runner up.
Kanye isn’t even the first musician to mistake a fan in a wheelchair for an unenthused fan. Dee Synder of Twisted Sister suffered the same awkward fate at Hellfest 2013.
We’ve all made mistakes at some point, and most of us are pretty lucky their mishaps don’t make front page news. This was blown way out of proportion, but it is funny seeing Kanye West in the news screaming at someone who isn’t you.