Kanye West quotation provokes outrage

Satire mistaken as news. Outrage in the Twitterverse as twitterers react to Kanye West claiming to be the "next Nelson Mandela." Full quotation: "I am the next Nelson Mandela. I'm only 36 years old, and when I look at everything I've accomplished, it's the only comparison that makes any sense. By the time I'm 95, I'm going to be a bigger hero than he ever was."

But West never said this. The quotation comes from the The Daily Currant, which is a humor site akin to the Onion.


Posted on Sun Dec 08, 2013


To be fair to the Twits (for once), while even Paris Hilton isn't really dumb enough to confuse Mandela with Martin Luther King, Kanye is arrogant enough to confuse himself with Mandela. Or with God, for that matter. Odious person.
Posted by Richard Bos  in  The Netherlands  on  Sun Dec 08, 2013  at  09:16 AM