Kanye West posted a series of statements on Twitter about his wife, Kim Kardashian, and mother-in-law, Kris Jenner, on Monday night, July 20. West accused Kardashian and Jenner of trying to “lock him up” and shared a screenshot of his text conversations with Jenner. In the text screenshot, West texted Jenner, “This Ye, You ready to talk now, Or are still avoiding my calls.”
In another Twitter post, West wrote, “Kriss don’t play with me you and that calmye are not allowed around my children Ya’ll tried to lock me up.” In yet another post, West wrote, “Kris and Kim call me now.”
By Tuesday morning, West’s Twitter posts appeared to have been deleted.
Jenner has not responded publicly to West’s tweets. Kardashian hasn’t either.
Here’s what you need to know:
West Tweeted About Drake, Anna Wintour, His Family & More on Monday Night
— ye (@kanyewest) July 21, 2020
West covered a broad range of topics in his Twitter posts on Monday night. He claimed Anna Wintour “looked at [him] like [he] was crazy” when he announced his partnership with GAP, and wrote at one point, “If I get locked up like Mandela ya’ll will know why.”
West also repeatedly posted comments about his children, writing in one, “I put my life on the line for my children that North’s mother would never sell her sex rape,” and sharing a picture of his four children in another post.
Here are some of the posts he shared on Twitter on Monday night:
In another post, West appeared to allude to a frustration with his family’s reality television deal, writing, “I love my wife My family must live next to me It’s not up to E or NBC anymore.”
West’s other posts included a screenshot of a webpage where he googled “Jennifer Lawrence.”
West’s Litany of Tweets Came a Day After His First Presidential Campaign Rally
West announced his run for U.S. president on July 4 and then registered to vote for the first time on July 9, according to Billboard. West held his first campaign rally for his presidential bid on July 19 evening in South Carolina. At the event, West made a number of controversial comments. He claimed Harriet Tubman did not free any slaves and told the crowd that he had wanted Kardashian to abort their first child, daughter North. He said to the crowd, “I almost killed my daughter. I love my daughter. … God wants us to create.”
During his Twitter rampage on July 20, West referenced these comments, writing, “Kim was trying to fly to Wyoming with a doctor to lock me up like on the movie Get Out because I cried about saving my daughters life yesterday.”
The rapper and presidential candidate concluded his social media activity by declaring, “Ima focus on the music now” and announcing the release of new music in the coming days.