Kanye West Features Naked Celebrities in “Famous” Video
Kanye West has released a controversial new video for his single "Famous" off The Life of Pablo. TIDAL members can watch it right now on the streaming service, and if you're not a member you can sign up for a free trial right here.
The video features what look like a bunch of celebrities lying in bed naked together, including George Bush, Anna Wintour, Donald Trump, Rihanna, Chris Brown, Taylor Swift, Ray J, Amber Rose, Caitlyn Jenner and Bill Cosby, plus of course Kanye and Kim in the middle. Whether any of the bodies besides Kanye's (at the end at least) are even real is a point of contention.
Talking with Vanity Fair, Kanye said of the video, “Maybe in some alternative universe me and George Bush could have been friends. I could have been his O.J. Simpson black friend on the golf course.” He also added that in terms of Bill Cosby's appearance, “It’s not in support or anti any of [the people in the video]. It’s a comment on fame.” He also said there were four versions of the flick and it took three months to shoot.
Social media's going nuts over it. No one knows what it means, but it's provocative.
Kanye sold tickets to the live event in Los Angeles tonight (June 25) for $25 bucks a pop tonight, and there seemed to be a good enough amount of people as you can expect to show up for a music video premiere.
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