Kanye West Says He’s Running For President In 2020

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August 31, 2015 7:01 a.m.

Kanye West told the audience at the Video Music Awards on Sunday night that he will be running for president in 2020.

After a lengthy speech accepting the Video Vanguard Award, West threw an unexpected twist at the audience.

“And yes, as you probably could have guessed by this moment, I have decided in 2020 to run for president,” he announced.

The rapper did not go into detail about his politics on Sunday night, but he and wife Kim Kardashian attended a fundraiser for Hillary Clinton earlier in August.

Watch Kanye West’s speech, courtesy of MTV. He announces his future as a politician at the 12:30 mark.

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