Hold up, Yeezy! Kanye West’s announcement that he’s running for president in 2020 has a lot of people talking, but there’s one person who doesn’t necessarily approve of it — Hillary Clinton! See what she told Ellen DeGeneres about her thoughts on his potential candidacy!
Kanye West‘s declaration that he is running for president in the 2020 election was the announcement heard ’round the world. Almost immediately, Donald Trump, 69, voiced his opinion on Kanye, 38, potentially running for POTUS, and now Hillary Clinton, 67, has expressed her point of view. Donald is ready to take on ‘Ye, but apparently Hillary is not!
“I heard him make the announcement and he said he wanted to run in 2020. I would only ask him if I’m running for reelection to wait,” Hillary told Ellen. “But, otherwise, a lot of people want to run for president these days.”
Although she didn’t elaborate on why she wouldn’t want Kanye to run if she is up for reelection, Hillary made it pretty clear that she wouldn’t prefer to be his opponent! Donald, on the other hand, told Rolling Stone that he actually hopes he runs against Kanye one day. No matter if it were Donald or Hillary against Yeezy, either would make for some pretty interesting debates!
Funny enough, Hillary wasn’t the only Clinton to discuss Kanye’s presidential announcement — her daughter, Chelsea Clinton, also had some thoughts to share! “Who runs for office is really important,” she told MTV. “And even if [Kanye’s] just saying that helps spark a little boy or a little girl who was watching the VMAs to think, ‘Oh wow, maybe I should do that,’ that’s awesome.”
Even though Chelsea doesn’t have the potential to run against Kanye, she’s still not sure if he’d have her vote if Yeezy were to actually follow through with the candidacy. “I think it depends on who he’d be running against,” she said.
How crazy would it be if it ended up being Kanye versus Chelsea’s mom?! Who knows what Kanye will do once 2020 rolls around, but it will certainly be interesting to see if Hillary will need to tell Kanye to wait to his face!
Do YOU agree with Hillary, HollywoodLifers? Should Kanye wait to run for president? Tell us your thoughts below!
— Taylor Weatherby