He may not be known for niceness but Kanye West’s behaviour at his Sydney concert was truly shocking.
After ordering all his fans in the audience to stand up and dance to his next song, Kanye didn’t take into account the fact handicapped people may also be fans of his (ahem) ‘music’.
He announced “I can’t do this song…until everybody stand up.” which could be excused as slight ignorance. However he then proceeded to offend probably everyone on the planet by rather aggressively saying: “Unless you got a handicap pass and you get special parking and sh*t.. ‘Imma see you if you ain’t standing up, believe me, I’m very good at that,”
Apparently, one (possibly ‘former’) fan only got out of the sing-along by waving his prosthetic limb at the rapper. Kanye then rather graciously (not!) excused the fan by saying “Ok, you fine!” (Not even an apology!)
And just when you think he couldn’t get more ridiculous, the rapper (and all-round d*uchebag) targeted another handicapped fan. Apparently, Kanye couldn’t see the fan’s wheelchair from the stage and so remarked: “This is the longest I’ve had to wait to do a song, it’s unbelievable.”
Although several fans tried to explain the situation to Kanye, the rapper made himself look even more despicable by insisting his bodyguard checked on the situation.
Finally, after all that unnecessary bother, Kanye’s bodyguard confirmed the man wasn’t lying about his disability, and Kanye relented.