Watch Matt Lauer Kanye West Interview: West Has Meltdown, Lauer Defends Interview (Video)WendyM
Watch the Matt Lauer Kanye West interview in this Today show video clip. Following his interview with Matt Lauer, Kanye West took to Twitter to have a meltdown of sorts, attacking Lauer for his interview questions.
The video clip shows the path of Matt Lauer’s questions and Kanye West’s irritation.
Among other things, Matt Lauer asks Kanye West about his no infamous, “George Bush doesn’t care about black people” comment and the Taylor Swift incident – got no love from Kanye, who seemed irritated and attacked.
When asked about his comment about George Bush, Matt Lauer shows footage of his interview with Bush. Kanye West is none to pleased, saying, “I didn’t need you guys to show me the tape in order to like prompt my emotion to what I’m going to say.” He also said to someone off camera: “be quiet for a second.”
When the Taylor Swift VMA footage was shown, he commented, “Yo, how am I supposed to talk if you gonna run this thing in the middle, while I’m talking?” He added, “Please don’t let that happen again, it’s like ridiculous.”
In his defense, Matt Lauer noted after showing the Kanye West interview, “It’s something we do every day – when a guest is talking about an incident or a location, we run video of that… There was nothing improper about it, nothing unusual about it whatsoever.”
Anyone else thinking Kanye West needs to grow up a little? I know his mom raised him better than that!