Kanye West offered Jay-Z to become his running mate after confirming his intention to run for the White House this month. The American rapper, who held his first campaign rally in Charleston, South Carolina on Sunday, revealed his current running mate Michelle Tidball was ready to step down if Jay-Z agreed to consider a vice president position. alongside Kanye West.
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“I contacted Jay to possibly be my vice president, my running mate,” he said on Kris Kaylin’s radio show. We have Michelle Tidball, a female Christian pastor from Wyoming, who is my running mate, he added. But she would be willing to take another job if we found another candidate. ”
Kim Kardashian’s husband made headlines following his rally on Sunday after sobbing on stage as he broached the topic of abortion, revealing his mother nearly terminated her pregnancy when she was pregnant with him and that he and his wife had considered aborting their first child, North.
He also sparked controversy with his comments on slavery, telling the crowd that abolitionist and activist Harriet Tubman had not freed the slaves, proclaiming, “She just made them work for other whites!”
However, it was confirmed that Kanye West had already missed the deadline to qualify for the poll in South Carolina, where he was due to get 10,000 signatures.