Kanye West held his first presidential rally in South Carolina yesterday (July 19th) and he made some remarks about Harriet Tubman that people were shocked about. According to Rap-Up, during the rally, Kanye said that Tubman didn't really free slaves.
He told the crowd, “Harriet Tubman never actually freed the slaves. She just had the slaves go work for other white people.” Some people actually gasped in disbelief and walked out after he made those remarks.
KANYE SPEAKS ON ABORTION
Meanwhile, Ye got emotional when he started talking about his stance on abortion. He teared up and said, “My mom saved my life. My dad wanted to abort me. My mom saved my life. There would’ve been no Kanye West because my dad was too busy.” He added, “I almost killed my daughter.”
Kanye continued, “In the Bible it says, ‘Thou shall not kill.’ I remember my girlfriend now wife, Kim Kardashian called me screaming and crying … she said, ‘I’m pregnant’ … She said she was a pregnant and for one month, and two months, and three months we talked about her not having this child. She had the pills in her hand.”
He said that he and Kim were “in the Paris apartment where my wife was actually robbed” when “the screen went black and white and God said, ‘If you f— with my vision, I’m gonna f— with yours. And I called my wife, and she said, ‘We’re gonna have this baby.’ I said, ‘We’re gonna have this child.'”
He added, “Even if my wife were to divorce me after this speech, she brought North into the world.”
After the rally, people on social media showed some concern for Kanye's mental health.