Kanye West may be able to take time off to think about his life after all now that his concert tour has been canceled. Concert promoter Live Nation said Thursday that West’s concert tour with Lady Gaga, titled “Fame Kills,” has been canceled just two weeks after it was announced.
Former President Jimmy Carter took a swipe at rapper Kanye West’s behavior at Sunday’s MTV Video Music Awards, saying it was “completely uncalled for” and his punishment was to appear on the new Jay Leno show.”
Kanye West called Taylor Swift with a “very sincere” apology Tuesday for interrupting her acceptance speech at Sunday’s MTV Video Music Awards, Swift said. West phoned Swift following her appearance on ABC’s “The View” Tuesday, her publicist said.
Kanye West appeared to blame the pain of his mother’s death two years ago for his “rude” behavior at Sunday’s MTV Video Music Awards. The rapper told Jay Leno he would now “take some time off” to think about how he will “make it through the rest of this life.” West’s appearance on Monday’s prime-time premiere of “The Jay Leno Show” capped a 24-hour period that began Sunday evening with him strolling down the red carpet at New York’s Radio City Music Hall while gulping from a bottle of Cognac.