Kanye West Has a Notorious Problem With Policing Women’s Bodies

by Jeremy Spirogis
Kanye West attends the Ralph Lauren 50th Anniversary event.

Society has come a great distance with regards to equal rights for ladies and minorities, nevertheless it nonetheless hasn’t come far sufficient. Just have a look at Hollywood or company America and even the lyrics of songs that play on the radio.

Sometimes it’s refined, and typically the those that act in racist or sexist methods are blatant with their actions. It occurs in Hollywood fairly a bit lately, from celebrities accused of being racist to the sexism ladies face to frequent disparities in pay. So it’s no shock that even rapper Kanye West is on the checklist of celebrities that fall into this class. 

West could have a couple of downside, he’s a bit on the market in any case, however there’s solely time for a couple of of his points on this run down. No, it’s not about his controversial Jesus is King album and his newfound religion, it’s about how he treats ladies.

Kanye West not too long ago backed TI’s controversial feedback

Kanye West attends the Ralph Lauren 50th Anniversary event.
Kanye West | Gary Gershoff/WireImage

In November 2019, rapper TI spoke throughout a podcast interview about having the ‘sex’ speak along with his children. He then shared that he not solely has had the intercourse talks, however he additionally goes to the gynecologist yearly along with his daughter to make certain she’s nonetheless a virgin.

This created an uproar on social media concerning how disgusting and possessive folks thought this was. TI has since apologized for his phrases and claims they had been misunderstood.

“Firstly, I came to clear up any misconceptions that have been surrounding how we interact and parent and what is appropriate and inappropriate,” he stated on Jada Pinkett Smith’s “Red Table Talk” present. “My intentions have been terribly misconstrued and misconceived. All of this false narrative has just been sensationalized.”

West apparently thought it was fully okay — even regular — and undoubtedly God-approved. During a speech he gave after his controversial rebirth as a Christian, West was recorded on video saying: “They were trying to play TI, but he’s talking about something that is God approved.” West actually thinks controlling a ladies’s physique is his proper.

Kanye West has a historical past of dictating Kim Kardashian’s wardrobe

While you see a number of their relationship on Keeping up with the Kardashians, there’s nonetheless rather a lot you don’t see. West appears fairly possessive over Kim Kardashian’s physique, from his Bound 2 music video the place he rode a motorbike along with her fully bare in his lap to his obsession over what she wears. He offers off a reasonably sexist vibe.

In 2012, he introduced his stylist to her home and did an entire closet overhaul, tossing something he didn’t approve of her sporting. Her followers sometimes help him as a result of they help her, however these are the components of him they have an inclination to not like as a lot, particularly because it didn’t appear to be about her vogue sense — her followers not too long ago roasted him for his lack of vogue sense. No, this was all about having management.

Most not too long ago, West made headlines for making an attempt to get Kardashian to decorate extra modest. West vocalized his unhappiness with Kardashian’s 2019 Met Gala ensemble.

“I went through this transition where being a rapper, looking at all these girls and looking at my wife, like, ‘Oh my girl needs to be just like the other girls showing their body off.’ I didn’t realize that that was affecting my soul and my spirit as someone who is married and the father of now … about to be four kids. A corset is a form of underwear, it’s hot, for who though?” West instructed Kardashian in an episode of Keeping Up With the Kardashians.

After Kardashian pushed again, West stated: “You are my wife and it affects me when pictures are too sexy.”

Kanye West made misogynistic feedback about ex-girlfriend Amber Rose

Before Kardashian, West dated Amber Rose for 2 years. While she credit him for making her well-known, she additionally has shared that the time with him wasn’t good for her. She talked to People Magazine about how the connection made her have ideas of suicide attributable to his feedback about her after they broke up.

West as soon as appeared on Power 105.1’s The Breakfast Club in 2015, the place he stated he “had to take 30 showers” after relationship her earlier than getting collectively along with his now-wife.

In a separate incident, amidst a Twitter rant, West tweeted at Wiz Khalifa: “You let a stripper trap you.” Khalifa shares a toddler with Rose. West additionally stated: “You wouldn’t have a child if it wasn’t for me,” and “You own waves???? I own your child!!!!”

While there was no bodily abuse, psychological abuse may be simply as dangerous. He additionally made certain he used his fame — which was better than hers — to make sure she was generally known as lesser and so she wouldn’t retaliate.

Their feud has lasted, even bringing within the Kardashians, however Rose simply desires to maneuver on. She’s even created a basis to assist different ladies dealing with what she did.  

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