clock menu more-arrow no yes

Kanye West thinks celebrities are treated like blacks in the 60s

Kanye West at the Cannes Film Festival
Kanye West at the Cannes Film Festival
Didier Baverel

Fresh off his extravagant May wedding, in which he wed Kim Kardashian, Kanye West sat down with GQ to chat. In the interview, published online today, the famously outspoken rapper reveals plenty of important information, such as how feels about Drake, what happened at his Florence nuptials, and what the plans are for his next album.

It also includes several quotes that are such gems they deserve to be displayed all on their own. Here are the 10 best, presented without context:

  1. "I hope we don't see no paparazzi today. Because I'm still getting acquainted with these jogging pants I threw on. Like, 'That's not my statement!'"
  2. "I'm a blowfish. Like, I'm a-what's the fish that blows up?"
  3. "I was having issues with this wedding planner the entire time on approvals, and I get there and they threw some weird plastic bar there."
  4. "Because when a kid falls in love with an airplane or a bike or a dinosaur-especially if you're an only child and it's not because of the book that the sibling was reading-it's like, fuck, you mean to tell me that the dinosaurs walked the earth and stuff like that?! That's amazing! You mean to tell me that these giant multi-ton crafts can fly that fast and that loud, and they can flip, and there's danger, the possibility of them exploding? That's fucking cool! You mean to tell me that this girl with this fucking body and this face is also into style, and she's a nice person, and she has her own money and is family-oriented? That's just as cool as a fucking fighter jet or dinosaur!"
  5. "My feelings don't matter anymore."
  6. "The point of life is getting shit done and being happy."
  7. Kimye

    Kim Kardashian and Kanye West at Cannes. MIke Coppola/Getty

  8. "The concept of Kimye has more cultural significance than what Page Six could write"
  9. "What I talked about in it was the idea of celebrity, and celebrities being treated like blacks were in the '60s, having no rights, and the fact that people can slander your name."
  10. "Because I don't like walking around with people thinking I'm doing uncool shit, because there's nothing I'm doing that's uncool. It's all innovative. You just might not understand it yet. But it's cool. Family is super cool. Going home to one girl every night is super cool. Just going home and getting on the floor and playing with your child is super cool. Not wearing a red leather jacket, and just looking like a dad and shit, is like super cool. Having someone that I can call Mom again. That shit is super cool."
  11. "In order to win at life, you need some Kim K skills, period."

  12. Read the whole interview here.