Kanye West defends Michael Jackson in media; Believes the King of Pop brought new facets of black culture

Kanye West stands in support of Michael Jackson and denounces documentaries that put him down.
Kanye West defends Michael Jackson in media; Believes the King of Pop brought new facets of black cultureKanye West defends Michael Jackson in media; Believes the King of Pop brought new facets of black culture

Kanye West has objected to the references made for Michael Jackson in media. Defending the King of Pop, Kanye West recently said that media should not "tear down our heroes." Kanye West also denounced using references like "Wacko Jacko" and other names given to Michael Jackson by several agencies and media. During a conversation with Pharrell Williams for i-D Magazine, Kanye West stated that he believes both Williams and Michael Jackson have brought new facets of black culture to the mainstream.

"It felt like you really tore down the walls and the doors much like Michael Jackson did a generation before. In a way, he’s very similar to Michael Jackson, in the ways where Michael Jackson was doing covert, super gangsta stuff, like he’d just pop the needles off, Kanye West said and argued that Michael Jackson is entitled to more respect. He also condemned the 2019 documentary titled Leaving Neverland, which saw two men accuse Michael Jackson of molesting them as children.

"We should have something that says we can’t allow any company to tear down our heroes," he asserted. "Not on The Shade Room, not on social media and especially not in documentaries. I’m like every time the media isn’t happy with me it’s like, ‘Here they go. They’re gonna come and Wacko Jacko me.’ Which in some ways, they’ve tried to do," Kanye West added. This comes a few days post the Black Lives Matter movement kickstarted in the US after George Floyd was arrested by four policemen and one of them kneeled down on his neck till he died. Kanye West has been supporting the cause since the beginning. Michael Jackson too was an African-American himself. Hence, Kanye West stands in support of him.

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Anonymous 2 months ago

Anonymous! I agree with Kanye's statement. We should never allowed for our King's name to be torn apart by anyone!

Anonymous 2 months ago

I agree totally. But anyway God had Michael’s back. The media cannot be trusted at all.

Anonymous 2 months ago

Exactly! At the beginning he only had a few white spots so they covered them with dark make-up. As the illness got worse and he had too many white spots they started covering the dark skin that was left with white makeup. Michael was a perfectionist he didn't want anybody to see him with any spots which is in a way to his disadvantage because people don't believe he had vitiligo because no spots were seen on him ever. Only in his autopsy

Anonymous 2 months ago

Yet he wanted white skin Oh the irony

Anonymous 2 months ago

You are stupid. He had skin disease. Do your research. You are a real fool.

Anonymous 2 months ago

No he didn't want white skin he had a disease that change his skin color you dummy

Anonymous 2 months ago

It's vitiligo you dumba*s. He had giant white patches in his body because the melanin content on certain parts of the body. He had to cover it up cause it looked so odd and that's why he became white. I'm just 13 and I'm not as dumb as you.

Anonymous 2 months ago

It's his medical condition. He suffered rare skin disease Vitiligo. It's a misinformation that people don't know the truth still after a decade of his demise.

Anonymous 2 months ago

It was his medical condition which he suffered. Any body having rare skin disease Vitiligo turns totally white. It's just the misinformation that people don't know the truth yet after 10 yrs of his death.

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