Kanye West addressed abortion and eco-villages in an interview with The New York Times published Wednesday.
West tweeted that he was running for president on July 4 and subsequently created a campaign website laying out his platform. However, several states including Wisconsin have denied West a spot on their presidential ballots due to his campaign’s inability to meet state deadlines and signature requirements, according to Variety.
“Praise God for you,” West texted a New York Times reporter who asked the artist about not being on certain state ballots. “I’m finishing my album and I’m not answering questions this morning.”
He continued, “The first question is incorrect as I am already on some ballots.”
The New York Times reached out to West in August after he privately met with White House aide Jared Kushner. West then tweeted that he was willing to do an interview with The Times about the meeting.
West had multiple conversations via phone and text message with The Times. He called a reporter on Aug. 11, the day he tweeted about doing an interview with the paper.
“I’m Kanye, who are you?” West asked the reporter, according to The Times. “I’m the head