Kanye West Begs Mark Zuckerberg for $1 Billion

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Rex Features via AP Images

Kanye West, the international hip-hop superstar, is begging Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg for cash after announcing that he is $53 million in personal debt.

West took to Twitter to ask Zuckerberg to invest in him:

Over time, the tweets became passive-aggressive, petulant, and self-pitying:

Despite being “personally rich,” West said, he could not afford to buy luxury items for his family–he is married to Kim Kardashian–and invest in his business projects at the same time:

As the tweets continued into a second day, West claimed that some billionaires had stepped forward to aid him.

No word from Zuckerberg himself, however. Perhaps West should have tried Facebook.


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