When Kanye West announced he would be running for president in 2020 during the VMAs, the crowd went nuts! However, nobody is more excited than his wife, Kim Kardashian, an insider told HollywoodLife EXCLUSIVELY.
The reviews on Kanye West‘s Video Vanguard Award acceptance speech at the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards were seriously mixed. We know one thing’s for sure, Kim Kardashian, 34, thought her hubby announcing his presidential campaign was “epic,” an insider told HollywoodLife.com EXCLUSIVELY about Kanye’s speech on August 30 — find out more about how Kim feels!
“She thinks Kanye is what the country needs. He was not joking when he said he’s going to run in 2020, and Kim is behind him 110%. She thought his acceptance speech was ‘epic,’ the insider shared with HollywoodLife.com EXCLUSIVELY.
“She wasn’t surprised at all with his speech. He discussed what he was going to hit on with Kim and everyone in that family knows Kanye‘s political aspirations. Kim couldn’t have been prouder,” the source added.
And yes, you read that right, Kanye is SERIOUS about running! “When Kanye speaks, people listen. He seriously knows that! In that moment when he made that announcement, he was serious about running for president,” another insider EXCLUSIVELY told HollywoodLife.com.
“Becoming the president of the U.S. Would be the biggest accomplishment of his life,” the insider continued. “For that experience alone, to say the he’s president and to actually be, he wants that challenge. But in the end, only time will tell.”
In case you missed it, here’s the last part of Kanye’s “epic” speech:
“I don’t know what I’m gonna lose after this it don’t matter though because it ain’t about me, it’s about new ideas bro people with ideas people who believe in truth. and yes, as you probably could’ve guessed by this moment I have decided in 2020 to run for president.”
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— Shira Benozilio Reporting by: Sandra Clark