Kanye West lit up Twitter yesterday with a flurry of tweets that revealed a $53 million personal debt before begging billionaires Mark Zuckerberg and Larry Page for money to fund “Kanye West ideas.”
Right before his appearance on “Saturday Night Live,” where he performed two songs from his newly released album, “The Life of Pablo,” West went on a cryptic Twitter rant/meltdown.
His messages, which looked more like a publicity stunt than an actual plea for help, read, “I write this to you my brothers while still 53 million dollars in personal debt … Please pray we overcome … This is my true heart…“
He also raised eyebrows by trying to persuade Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg on Sunday to invest $1 billion “into Kanye West ideas” after realizing “[Kanye] is the greatest living artist and greatest artist of all time,” aside from it being Mark Zuckerberg’s “birthday” (Zuckerberg’s birthday is actually May 14).
For good measure, West also threw Google co-founder and billionaire Larry Page into the mix:
West continued his rant earlier today with an important tip about spending money to create things:
It turns out, however, that West’s plea for help in the form of money has actually worked. The rapper tweeted:
Because even super-millionaire rapper/entrepreneurs struggle like the rest of us, somehow.