Kris Jenner: Kanye West has 'good intentions'

And absolutely none of the other stuff

During a Tuesday interview with TMZ, West referred to slavery as a "choice", a characterization he later clarified by saying he meant that black people were being "mentally enslaved". That sounds like a choice.

During his chat, the 40-year-old voice his odd opinion that the 400 years of slavery endured by black people was a "choice". "It's like we're mentally imprisoned", West added.

On Wednesday, Ebro Darden, DJ at WQHT-FM in New York City, told CNN's Don Lemon that the rapper simply doesn't know history, and suggested that West's comments were worse than ignorant.

What is the radio station saying in response?

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However, Jenner refused to elaborate on the issue when asked by host Ellen DeGeneres. "He can influence our youth", she said.

Earlier this week, Kim Kardashian's husband claimed that slavery is a choice, and his statement did not sit well with a lot of people.

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She continued, "I'm there to support my kids no matter what happens. Trying to keep up-" Jenner says, before DeGeneres jumps in", -with the Kardashians". According to Kardashian, he was just being expressive about his opinions.

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Kris Jenner says Kanye West has "good intentions" following his string of controversial statements.

While social media went through - and is still going through - a global meltdown following the interview, Adidas CEO Kasper Rorsted has told CNBC the athletic apparel brand won't consider cutting its sponsorship with the rapper any time soon.

West claimed the 2016 breakdown was caused by "fear, stress, being controlled and manipulation", but also said he was left to feel like "a pawn in a chess piece of life".

"You want to be a free thinker, you want to be thought-provoking, you can not have these ideas without facts to back them up", Eve said. However, the Trump support and comments don't appear to be what fired Dex up the most.

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Ye Vs The People, featuring rapper TI, also includes the lyrics: "See that's the problem with this damn nation, all blacks gotta be Democrats, man we ain't even made it off the plantation".



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