It’s not easy being “Peezy.”
President Barack Obama shared some advice for potential presidential candidate Kanye West during an Oct. 10 fundraising event in San Francisco.
“You may have heard about this – Kanye is thinking about running for Speaker of the House,” Obama said, seemingly making light of the current Speaker of the House woes. “It couldn’t get any stranger.”
West ended a VMA acceptance speech by saying, “And yes, as you probably could’ve guessed by this moment, I have decided in 2020 to run for president,” according to CNN, causing some speculation about the sincerity of the announcement.
However, The rapper/presidential hopeful told Vanity Fair he’s definitely still in the 2020 race. “I sit in clubs and I’m like, ‘Wow, I’ve got five years before I go and run for office and I’ve got a lot of research to do, I’ve got a lot of growing up to do,’ ” Time reported.
While there are a few years between the upcoming presidential race and the 2020 race, Obama still shared some words of wisdom with West.
“First of all, you’ve got to spend a lot of time dealing with some strange characters who behave like they’re on a reality TV show. So, you’ve got to be cool with that,” Obama said.
Obviously, that will be something West will have to learn on the job.
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