Kanye West Calls Out Fan in Wheelchair For Not Standing Up at Concert. Ugh.
Kanye West is a giant douchecanoe. So many antics, so little accountability and people got so many excuses for him (he’s a genius. He’s misunderstood. He lost his mother). The latest in a long list of “WTF, Kanye?” is what happened at a concert he had on Friday in Sydney, Australia.
After Kanye wrapped “Good Life” he stopped and told everyone to get on their feet before he goes on to the next song. He scans the arena and finds 2 people who are still seated. The crowd boos and chants “stand up, stand up” while Kanye zeroes in on the pair. Not shown in the video but it’s said that one of the people had a prosthetic limb and she waved it to show Kanye.
Watch the video below.
Ye says “This is the longest I’ve had to wait to do this song. It’s unbelievable.” What’s unbelievable is this God complex he has. Sorry that the person in a wheelchair can’t heal himself fast enough for you, Lord West!
That is followed by “If he is in a wheelchair, then it’s fine.” He then asks the section if he’s really in a wheelchair. They all yell “YES.” That is when he believes it and keeps going with the concert. 1 minute and 45 seconds after he stopped. One long minute and forty-five seconds of complete insensitivity.
First of gahtdamb all, if I paid my good money to come to a concert, it is my prerogative to glue my yansh to my seat and not move. Why do I need to come to something that I paid for to be entertained just to be on my feet? What part of the game is that? If all I wanna do is listen to your music, take a nap, file my nails, IT IS MY RIGHT! I paid.
This is why I don’t do concerts unless it’s the kind where I’m sitting down, theater style. I just wanna jam in my seat and ain’t nobody gon insist that my grown ass get up. I DON’T WANT TO. Talmbout he can’t go on unless everyone is standing. Well I guess we’re all just gonna be looking at each other in silence for some time, then. I don’t mind.
It’s like Steve Harvey said on Kings of Comedy. Rap concerts take too much work for people in the audience. All them instructions. “Stand up.” “Scream.” “Wave your hands in the air.” ALL THIS CARDIO! You entertain me. “Motherfucker I paid $32.50. YOU SCREAM.” Shit.
Then for Kanye to insist on pointing people out who refuse to get up is just hella presumptuous of him. He clearly ASSUMES that everyone is able so I understand he wasn’t being malicious. But it is in that assumption that the problem lies. He didn’t even consider that there might be people who can’t physically get up upon demand.
What was the most cringe-worthy was the fact that Kanye made the audience wait so his team could verify that these 2 people were indeed disabled. One of the people seated had a prosthetic limb and the other was in a wheelchair. They already have to move around in a world that doesn’t always consider their needs. As if they don’t have to deal with being stared at everyday for being disabled. Or talked down to. At the concert, Kanye further other-ed them when he had thousands of people staring and waiting for them to prove that they are different. That is humiliating. “Prove to me that you are not able.” That’s some boolsheet.
Would they like to stand up? Maybe or maybe not. Can they? Nope. Why do they need to prove this? Who the hell is Kanye and what bold horse did he ride in on? You dustrocket. So much nerve! I don’t see the excuse for this.
In 10 years, some folks are still gonna be like “well you know Kanye lost his mother.” Yes. He did. That was really tragic and I feel for him (and anyone else who has lost theirs). However, that is not a “Get Out of Asshole Behavior Forever Free” Card. How long before we start insisting that maybe Kanye is just a jerk who refuses to do better? Is it ok to point out that maybe Kanye is just an immature, pompous, overly entitled and spoiled “genius” whose music is no longer even good enough to excuse this behavior? Even if it’s not, I’m still gon say it.
Worry about yourself, Kanye! Maybe if you moved people enough through your music and performance, you won’t have to insist that the only people who can stay seated are those who are LITERALLY unable to stand up. Handing out petty ultimatums to folks who paid to see him rap. Chile, bye.
Someone needs to gather Kanye because he is perpetually doing the most with the least now. Mr. Kardashian-West is officially a nuisance.
The excuses people come up with for Kanye’s behavior KILL me. “He lost his mother”. Wrong. He was a narcissistic douche BEFORE his mother passed. “Blame the Kardashians”. Wrong. He was a narcissistic douche before he hooked up with the clan. Bottom line is, Kanye is, was, and always will be an egomaniacal, narcissistic douchebag. Period.
First of all, (because I’m immature as hell) the image of someone waving a prosthetic limb in the air made me snicker a bit. Because it’s just so damb ridiculous……..as far as Kanye losing his mom, that’s awful but not an excuse. Jennifer Hudson lost most of her family in one terrible, tragic instance and you don’t see her out here shaming people into belting out “you’re gonna love me” with her. Kanye is an asshat, pure and simple.
Yassss! Thank you!
Listen! This is probably why I am not all into rap music today. Because I am purposefully disobedient. Like I DARE you, no I DOUBLE DOG DARE you to challenge me to a battle of wills. You will leave that stage before I leave my seat and I will be the first to get that entire stadium against you and ask for our money back. You better get to the next song. Hell I don’t put on my good outfit – stuff is cutting off circulation and you want me to do extra stuff. You aint God and this ain’t the color purple. I can sit down if I want to.
Ruh-roh…you know if you “double dog dare” somebody it’s. about. to go. down. *ghetto hand clap*
*ghetto hand clap*….I live!
love this cause it sounds like me! even though i love zumba…if i show up for a 5k and you try to make me do a zumba warm up…i will stand there like “no, i aint here for this”
Please put him on the ship to Mars so that he never comes back to earth. That’s just ridiculous. Even if the people could stand, they don’t have to b/c they paid to watch a show not a workout. I can’t stand narcissistic people! Ugh!!!!
We may need Mars one day…so let’s just let him fall off the earth head first with no space suit 😉
I would pay GOOD money to be on the Luvvie field trip to a Kanye concert where we all glue our yanshes to the seat until Tom Cruise comes home with a Best Actor Oscar. I would looooove to see what happens. I might be waving something, but it sure as hell would not be my prosthetic limb.
Oh Suebob, that Tom Cruise reference? I am so DEAD.
That Tom Cruise reference sent me to The Upper Room!
I’m in a wheelchair, and let me tell you something… for the cost of those damb tickets, he better not only rap, he better sing, dance, juggle, and maybe even perform a magic trick or two!
And teach North West a trick or two.
rhyming words together doesn’t make you a genius….just means you have a thesaurus and are able to read it….i saw an article where he tells the media to find another target because he is a “married, christian man, with a family”….i couldn’t help but to roll my eyes…..his mama off somewhere in the netherworlds with a continuous face-palm….
All the LOLs!!! I can’t. I can’t even deal.
All you need to do is go to rhymezone.com and
I don’t even listen to the preacher at church when he says “turn to your neighbor…” nope. So I wont be taking directions from Mr. Kardashian.
LOL…oooooh you contrary, huh?
You and I are here on that touch your neighbor stuff–I’m pointing to my eyes like Martin Lawrence in Boomerang. All that touch your neighbor, grab your neighbor tell your neighbor stuff makes me itch especially when I am there alone! Just bring me the Word and spare me theatrics please and thank you.
Kuntye makes my arse itch.
P.S. I think the word “genius” is thrown around a bit too loosely these days.
What exactly is it that people find to be so “genius” about this ridiculous little man???
When he first came out he kind of changed the rap game, Cause it stuff was different form what was hot at the time. Before that he was a really influential songwriter and producer. However the more famous he got the more he started to believe his hype and no could or would check him. So his music has suffered and is no longer that great.
And I wonder why I liked Gold Digger?
I cannot stand this egotistical floptard! I have prayed for his microphone to be be replaced by a police grade taser a couple of times. Now this reconstructed nanobot is someones daddy demanding folks stand up?! How about you have a seat and make your half naked attention seeking wife join you! Child aint been covered since she said I Do to your remedial behind!
Oh shit I’m crying! I can’t stop laughing. Thank you for properly expressing our mutual disgust for that anal boil and that floating piece of shit he married.
I feel sorry for the baby.
This right here summarizes my feelings about this fool:
“Is it ok to point out that maybe Kanye is just an immature, pompous, overly entitled and spoiled genius whose music is no longer even good enough to excuse this behavior? Even if it’s not, I’m still gon say it.”
Did someone scramble the part of his brain where logic and reason reside when they were bolting his jaw back together all those years ago?
Kanye hasn’t been relevant since the College Dropout album. Can we send a pox and plague to his front door and wish him good riddance?
I completely agree. Sadly, I used to be one of his supporters who made excuses for him. NO LONGER! He’s had enough time to grieve. I can’t even make an excuse for this. He is just being an asshole for no reason. He could have at least said sorry or something for holding up the show and subsequently making people feel bad.
And you’re completely right, his music isn’t even good to substantiate this behavior.
I tried to hang on as long as I could. But I’m just over him (and his wife- who is still watching the “Kardashians”? STOP IT!!)
Truly, I believe that every time a performer demands that the audience do something during a concert that the audience members paid to see, the performers should give pro-rated refunds. Maybe the egomaniacs will rethink their jobs and just do the damn show.
All the applause. I will voluntarily stand up to applaud this idea.
We’d still be some sit’n azzzz mofos!!! Get up? Naw bruh! When I pay good money to see a show I don’t need instructions. He’s dumb!
So what if they were able-bodied and just didn’t want to stand? What in tarnation would his “team” have done or said to those people? I WISH A MUHFUCKA WOULD! I’d be sitting and y’all would be waiting for that beat to drop all damn night. Tuh!
Megalomaniac. The College Dropout, Late Registration and Graduation are great albums that I still listen to, so I can deal with people calling him a musical genius, but his new music is terrible (or maybe it’s just not my style…lots of people seem to like it) and he’s developed a really strange God complex. I truly think he is suffering from undiagnosed mental illness. He needs to get help.
I completely agree, he’s out of control. I have never purchased a CD of us, but I did go to Lollapalooza in Chicago to see him. It was lackluster, and I was glad Common, and a few others were there so I didn’t feel like I lost money. I think it’s amazing that he can act like that, and still make bank. I mean, maybe America is only post-racial for him, because, wow…
Kanye will be throwing baseballs at blind people next, to make sure that’s really why they aren’t amazed at his show.
(I hope this gif works)
Oooh Christi! I can’t with you. You are so not right for that gif lol- (it secretly gave me the cackles though lol lol)
Ugh! Kanye is the first to yell racism. The. first. in. all. venues. Yet, his actions toward those fans was discriminatory and MEAN!
Kanye – Imma let you finish but BYE BOY
I cant stand his nasty ass and after reading this tomfoolery I like him even less if that’s possible. Every time I hear his name is to do with something that’s gonna piss me off. He needs to have a seat, a sofa, a chair, a bench, a hammock or anything else he can saddown on #JerkAss
I passed at “dustrocket”!
I was here reading these comments and wondering if I was the only one. I’m thinking of ways to use it in a sentence this week lol
This is why you never get high on your own supply.
Kanye’s ego and antics are eclipsing his talent. As a Chicagoan, I try to always root for the home team (with the exception of Ol Pissy aka R Kelly) but I cannot with Kanye. I miss the brilliant and confident dude not that his egomanic.
Not “Ol Pissy” though LOL
I just did the ugliest cackle laugh right now when I read and pictured “wave your leg in the air, wave it like you just don’t care” for King Kanye. (you make me laugh, Luvvie)
Is Kanye still a thing?
No, no he is not.
Pulling out the DSM-5. Delusions of grandeur…delusions of grandeur. There it is. Hmmm…no definition, just a picture of Kanye.
Ain’t that a bald-headed bitch. I volunteer to damb stand up in his ash (yes, ash) with both my hooves shod in hobnailed, rant over biker boots. The foolishness. If anyone ever needed to #saddown, it’s that retarded ninja.
So, I can’t ignore the fact that all those people didn’t even skip a beat when he started the next song. I wouldn’t have been able to continue enjoying the concert. Who does he think he is? And when will he trip on a red carpet and go hibernate for a few months so that we can get a break? Ugh, he is just so tired and Waco.
Damn! Autocorrect. Wack not Waco.
You were right the first time. He’s on some David Koresh ish.
Kanye needs a psy eval so he can get the proper diagnosis for mental illness. Kayne is really doing the most and he to have a stadium full of seats
I loathe him and the airspace he walks in! His, ashy lipped azz needs to take up residence on another planet. Ugh!!
You know…I’ve been a huge fan of C00n-ye’s since Late Registration but began to notice his acting out after the death of his mother. It was tragic and avoidable and my heart went out to him but this behavior (especially since his marriage) is for the birds. I remember reading an interview that Amber Rose did after they split and she said that when initiating sex with her he would simply say “I’m ready for sex”. Whaaaaa???? I’m so over him as an artist.
One of my “friends”/Ye Stan came up with every excuse in the book about this foolishment! Talking bout how Kayne pours his heart & soul into his music and performances, yada yada yada. I told him, “I just hope that you & I are never at the same Kanye concert or you’re gonna be pretty pissed that you didn’t hear The Good Life. Cuz I’m sitting on this here ass as long as I desire!” #YeezusNeedsJesus
What. A. Knob.
um why use a blonde moose for a GIF?
Sigh. I used to be down for Kanye. That was a hella long time ago though – during the College Drop-Out-Graduation years. After that it went swiftly down.
Let me say though. I WISH he would come to the Caribbean and try that on. Especially in Jamaica. Can someone please invite him to Sumfest and let him try that? Please? They would bottle him to hell and back.
All of the above.
Also, I loves me some Kelly Rowland, but I always found Destiny’s Child performances aggravating to watch because she was the one always pointing her microphone at the audience telling them to sing.
No, darling; you’re the one getting paid for this.
But Kanye done took it to a-whole-nother spiritual realm.
P.S. Don’t you hate it when people judge you for saying “a-whole-nother” and then they turn around and say something like “abso-*ucking-lutely”.