Kanye West bought pushback from lots of people when he determined to put on a purple MAGA hat in assist of Donald Trump on “Saturday Night Live” in 2018 — however his estranged spouse Kim Kardashian regrets being one in all them.
Appearing on the Honestly with Bari Weiss podcast on Thursday, Kardashian was requested whether or not she realized any “lesson” from that incident, after the host introduced it up.
“I was very nervous. I didn’t want him to wear the red hat on SNL,” defined Kim. “I’m not really a rule breaker, so my personality would be like, ‘Okay, you guys don’t like the red hat, I’ll take it off.’ I remember other people were around and it became a thing where he wasn’t going to go on because he wanted to be who he is.”
Though Kim mentioned she’s often a “very neutral” individual, she wasn’t earlier than his efficiency.
“I was very forceful with him and arguing with him — like, ‘You have to take that hat off,'” she recalled. “And now, looking back, I thought why should he take that off if that’s what he believes in? Why can’t he wear that on TV? Half of the country voted for him, so clearly other people like him also.”
“I learned a lot from that situation and no matter what, it taught me to be a little bit more empathetic for people that just wanna do what they wanna do and freedom of speech,” she continued. “If you wanna wear the hat, wear the hat. I respect the fact that he knew exactly what he believed in and always stood by that. And that, to me, is like a good quality to have — no matter who is against you and what the circumstances are.”
“That’s just admirable and that’s a really cool quality,” added Kim, “even if it’s not what I agree with or even if I would have done it differently, I think it’s commendable.”
While Kanye was fairly vocal together with his assist of Trump on the time, Kardashian voted for Hillary Clinton. She did, nonetheless, work with Trump on jail reform whereas he was in workplace. When Joe Biden received in 2020, Kardashian celebrated the victory on social media, however made no indication of who she was planning to vote for earlier than the election.