- Kanye West's presidential election donors are under scrutiny
- According to reports, the Federal Election Commission (FEC) has cited several violations in its report of Kanye's election campaign
- The popular rapper's campaign allegedly accepted multiple donations from minors
Kanye West's 2020 election donors are under scrutiny. The Federal Election Commission (FEC) has cited several violations in its report of the rapper's presidential election campaign in 2020.
The popular musician's campaign reportedly accepted multiple donations from minors and possible contributions from foreign nationals.
Complex reports that an investigation could be launched into Kanye's unlawful fundraising practices that accumulated about $100 000 (R1 536 436) in small donations.
Daily Beast reports that Ian Bloom, 16, said he spent $3 280 on Kanye's merch. He said that he still hasn't received it in the mail. Ian ordered the merch from the campaign store and was hoping to resell it online.
"I ordered like 20 hoodies off his campaign website, along with a lot of other people that I know. They said it would be three weeks, and after that I emailed the support team, and the email just wasn’t a thing."
The publication reports that of the campaign’s 3 161 reported donations, students comprise over 1 200 of those donors. Social media users have shared mixed thoughts on Kanye's donors. Check some of their comments below:
"Blame the parents."
"Uhhh.. money doesn’t have an age limit. Plus minors are buying Yeezys so they were the reason he felt comfortable running in the first place .. see what I did.. ( Felt comfortable.. running.. in 1st place ) it’s all subliminal."
"Wow bro, it's not like there's a lot of minors listening to Kanye's music."
"Whoa whoaaa whoa, you mean to tell me a part of his fan base sent money to his campaign instead of to his shoe brand??? No way ... blasphemy of the highest order."
"FEC mad racist. I bet Trump and Biden got underage people buying their merch but they won't investigate them."
In other entertainment news, Briefly.co.za reported that Kim Kardashian recently filed for divorce from Kanye West but she still worries about him. Kanye has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder and Kim is worried that his mental health is going to be affected by their divorce.
A source close to Kim told Entertainment Tonight that the reality star will always love Kanye West and she only wants the best for him.
The former couple is currently in contact regarding the joint custody of their four children. The source says that the divorce has been hard on Kanye but knowing that he can still see his kids makes him feel a little better.
"Kim and the rest of her family have done an excellent job at coaching the kids through this."
Kim has been keeping herself occupied with her studies and her business ventures. She has a support system in her family and they are helping her through this difficult time. Kim went through with the divorce because she feels that it is the best way to move forward from the situation.
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