In the wake of Kanye West’s recent visit to the White House for a sit down with President Trump, IHeart Radio’s program; Breakfast Club co-host, Charlamagne tha God has canceled an interview with Kanye West, a TimesTalks event that was scheduled for October 17 where they would discuss the normalization of being mentally healthy.
The issue at hand was to have a true and meaningful discussion of mental health, particularly the negative stigma in the black community that discourages many to keep quiet about their struggle. The announcement of the canceled interview came via Charlamagne tha God’s Instagram.
In the post, Charlamagne tha God wrote that an interview at this time would be a total distraction from a very important issue. His disappointment was clear, Charlamagne tha God admired Kanye West for his willingness to not only be vocal about mental illness but also share his own struggles with the disease.
This, however, has not been the first time these two meet. Back in 2016, Charlamagne tha God interviewed Kanye West for almost two hours in where he spoke about his breakdown that led to West being sent to the hospital. West recalls coming through that time in his life as a stronger individual. It would not take long for Kanye West to make headlines once again.
Recently, on his Twitter, West posted a video speaking about the dangerous platforms of social media. He explains that it is a sort of mind control technique which leads people to commit suicide due to the lack of likes they receive. Read This Article for additional information.