Look out! Kanye West is on the loose! Yeezy went wild during ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show,’ giving an 8-minute rant that some fans have compared to the time Tom Cruise freaked out and jumped all over Oprah’s couch! Click to see.
Considering that Ellen DeGeneres, 58, is the new Oprah Winfrey, 62, of daytime television, it makes sense that if Kanye West, 38, was going to have a Tom Cruise-sized freak out, it would be on Ellen’s show. Once Kanye said he wanted to be the “Michael Jackson of apparel,” fans thought Yeezy had lost his mind and was on “Cruise control.”
Kanye delivered an eight-minute long rant during the May 19 episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, where he asked, “What’s the point of thinking?” He also claimed to have Synesthesia, a condition where he can “see sounds.” Mostly, Ye was being Ye, and when he jumped up from his chair to pump up the crowd, it was the ultimate #TBT to Tom Cruise, 53.
For those who don’t remember, in 2005, Tom couldn’t contain himself while talking to Oprah about his then-girlfriend, Katie Holmes, 37. “I’m in love!” Tom shouted before jumping on the couch, according to Us Weekly. Tom also pumped his fist in the air, raised his arms in victory and acted in a very strange way. If you’re going to jump on the couch, jump for joy over signing up for unlimited and ad-free streaming music.
“It’s so painful to watch,” one user said after they got through the second-greatest Kanye rant (following his 2015 MTV VMA speech where he said he would run for President in 2020.) Some accused Ye of “geekin” on Ellen, while others thought it was pretty hilarious. One was actually worried because they actually agreed with Yeezy’s thoughts. Count that person to vote Ye in ’20!
Kanye West on Ellen is the new Tom Cruise on Oprah.
— Ashley Marchi (@biz_marchi) May 19, 2016
""What's the point of thinking?" – Kanye West pic.twitter.com/AZHGNxGr69
— Robert (@TheCheekyTaurus) May 19, 2016
— j tyler (@jtv_1) May 19, 2016
@kanyewest, Have some respect and don’t ever compare yourself to Michael Jackson.
— Pamela Braza Pitman (@pamelabraza) May 19, 2016
It's so painful to watch Kanye West on Ellen. It's like pulling teeth 🙂
— Cecilia Veronica (@ceciliavronica) May 19, 2016
I don't know if im inspired by Kanye west on @TheEllenShow today or if I'm worried because I have the same thoughts as him on humanity
— Allison Michelle D (@Miss_Allison_D) May 19, 2016
— Jackie Lowe (@jackieeelowe) May 19, 2016
Kanye West on Ellen made me so uncomfortable…
— Estefanie (@Eezurita) May 19, 2016
Kanye’s stream-of-consciousness rant was pretty weird, but at least he didn’t blast anyone with some shade. Normally, when Kanye goes off, he leaves plenty of victims in his wake. There’s that time he famously went after Wiz Khalifa, 28, ultimately dragging Wiz’s ex, Amber Rose, 32. He also obliterated Deadmau5 after the EDM DJ called Yeezy out for piracy. There’s also that time Yeezy blasted Taylor Swift, 26, after the controversy surrounding his song “Famous.” While at 1Oak in L.A., Yeezy said, “She’s not cool no more. She had two seconds to be cool and she f**ked it up.”
What do you think about Kanye’s rant, HollywoodLifers?