Kanye West

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    Video caption: Kanye West tells rally 'I almost killed my daughter'

    Kanye West cried as he told a rally he "almost killed" his daughter by having her aborted.

  2. Kanye West's 'bizarre' presidential rally

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    Video caption: "I really believe he's in a bad place right now"

    "I think he was trying to give a pro-life message but it didn't come across that way, it just came across like family gossip... it came across as though he was having an episode"

  3. Kanye West promotes vaccine conspiracies in 'presidential run'

    Marianna Spring

    Specialist disinformation and social media reporter

    Kanye West promoted conspiracies about vaccinations in his first big interview after claiming he wants to run for US president.

    Speaking to Forbes, Kanye said he was "very cautious" about a coronavirus vaccine and said: "They want to put chips inside of us."

    He was echoing anti-vaccine conspiracy theories running rampant online. And his comments gave further fuel for large anti-vax Facebook groups, where bizarre and baseless claims about the pandemic being cover for a plan to implant trackable microchips in all humans are standard fare.

    The coronavirus has prompted a new boom in anti-vaccine conspiracy theories, which often spill out into more conventional groups - like those for local areas or parents.

    Public health experts and doctors warn that they could undermine efforts to stop the pandemic, if a vaccine is approved and made available.

    Read more on the interview here.

    Kanye’s comments - and his presidential bid - come as he prepares to release his tenth studio album.

    Kim Kardashian and Kanye West attend the Vanity Fair Oscar party in Beverly Hills during the 92nd Academy Awards, in Los Angeles, California, U.S., February 9, 2020
    Image caption: Kanye West is married to Kim Kardashian West