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Kanye's ongoing public meltdown

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by YankeeFan, Feb 17, 2016.

  1. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

    I can't believe this hasn't been discussed yet.

    He's declared on Twitter that he's $53 million in debt, mostly because of his fashion line apparently. He's begged Mark Zuckerberg for money.

    He says he needs money to be able to continue to fund his art and his ideas.

    I would guess that if he dropped the fashion line, and concentrated on his music, and did an extensive tour, which managed its costs, he would be in the black pretty quickly.

    I'm also having a hard time viewing his fashion line as art that deserves patronage.

    Where's it go from here? (And, is he a victim of the Kardashian Kurse?)
  2. Big Circus

    Big Circus Well-Known Member

    I honestly think (armchair psychiatrist alert!) he still hasn't recovered from his mother's death. Granted, most of us don't respond to personal tragedy by starting Entertainment 720, but I doubt Kanye has many people in his life telling him no.
  3. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

  4. JackReacher

    JackReacher Well-Known Member

    Is this real?
  5. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

    Is what real? His debt?
  6. amraeder

    amraeder Well-Known Member

    "Sources" so who knows, but:
    So, maybe (and again, "sources" so who knows), he has a liquidity issue more than a debt issue.
  7. JackReacher

    JackReacher Well-Known Member

    Yeah. All of it.
  8. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

    I think so.

    Sounds like he really did plow a ton of money into his fashion line, and he puts on hugely expensive tours.

    He has high day-to-day expenses.

    And, he definitely appealed to Zuckerburg for money.
  9. old_tony

    old_tony Well-Known Member

    Couldn't happen to a nicer guy.
  10. Baron Scicluna

    Baron Scicluna Well-Known Member

    Taylor Swift also won the Grammy for Album of the Year.

    Looks like Kanye is having a really bad week.
  11. SFIND

    SFIND Well-Known Member

    I'm sure his wife could bail him out.
  12. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

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