Kanye West is trying to make amends for comments about slavery that found him at the center of controversy earlier this summer.
“I don’t know if I properly apologized for how that slave comment made people feel,” West told Chicago’s WGCI-FM in a interview on Wednesday. “So I want to take this moment right now to say … I’m sorry for people who felt let down by that moment.”
West stirred up controversy in May after calling slavery “a choice” in a baffling interview with TMZ.
“When you hear about slavery for 400 years … For 400 years? That sounds like a choice,” West said at the time. “You were there for 400 years and it’s all of y’all. It’s like we’re mentally imprisoned.” Read more