Controversial rapper Kanye West has now finally spoken out about President Barack Obama calling him a ‘jackass’ after his much-publicised interruption of Taylor Swift's VMAs acceptance speech in 2009.
Kanye feels that Obama’s comment wasn’t meant in a horrible way, and he actually found it funny.
He told Karen Civial: "When Obama called me 'jackass' after the Taylor Swift incident, I thought that must have been speaking off the record. Obama has way more important stuff to worry about than my public perception. He was trying to pass the healthcare bill.
“And if he said that to relate to the room or lighten the room up and the whole mood, then I'd be more than happy to be the butt of all of his jokes if it in the some way helps his overall mission.
"I'm a soldier of culture. I'm resilient. I'm sure I'll still beat him in basketball."