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See It: Kanye West Hold News Conference At White House

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“The liberal will try to control a black person through the concept of racism cause they know we are a very proud, emotional people. So when I say I like Trump to someone who’s liberal, they say ‘Oh, but he’s racist.’ You think racism can control me? That won’t stop me, that’s an invisible wall.” – Kanye West

At the White House, it was a presidential sit-down the likes of which was never seen before.

Kanye West came with an awful lot to say, reports CBS2’s Dick Brennan.

The rapper was joined by NFL great Jim Brown to discuss issues with President Donald Trump, but in a rare change of pace at the White House, the county’s chief executive was left almost in silence.

“If he don’t look good, we don’t look good, this is our president,” said West. “He has to be the freshest, the flyest.”

In the Oval Office, West made his points in a rambling style that only he could explain:

“I don’t answer in simple soundbites, you are tasting a fine wine that has multiple notes to it, you have to play 4-D chess with me like it’s ‘Minority Report,’ cause it ain’t that simple, it’s complex,” he said.

And indeed it was: The topics ranged from prison reform to the economy, and West covered the gamut.

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Jada Pinkett Smith & Willow Talked About Her Self Harming Herself After Willow’s Hit Song …

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Jada Pinkett Smith — who was accompanied by her mother Adrienne Banfield-Jones — revealed she and Willow, 17, had “talked” about the moment after the teenager admitted on Red Table Talk she had been self-harming after achieving success with her 2010 single “Whip My Hair.”

“I wanted to make sure she was okay,” Jada Pinkett Smith said. “We went through what happened and in the moment I realized as a mother you also have to give your children space to deal with their own shadow.”

The Girls Trip star said she chose to pay attention to the positive things that came from Willow’s revelation.

“I focused more on how she got herself out versus what got her there,” she said. “I was most proud about that she could share it in the way she did, which let me know she had come through in a major way that she could put it on the table like that.”

“I wanted to focus on what [it was] that got her through,” the actress explained. “I really talked to her about her powering side of her journey and give her all the praise in the world for that part instead of focusing on, ‘Why didn’t you tell me?’”

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Chance The Rapper Weighs In On Chicago Mayoral Race

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CHICAGO (AP) — Chance the Rapper is weighing in on the Chicago mayor’s race.

The Grammy Award-winning artist from Chicago on Tuesday endorsed Amara Enyia in the 2019 race to replace Mayor Rahm Emanuel.

Chance, whose real name is Chancelor Bennett, said during a news conference at City Hall that he and Enyia “share a vision for what Chicago could be.” He says they both want to help “people on the bottom.”

He also says he “probably won’t ever be running for mayor” himself, despite becoming more politically active in recent years.

Enyia is director of the Chamber of Commerce in a west side Chicago neighborhood. She ran briefly for mayor in 2015, but dropped out before the election.

More than a dozen people have said they’re running in the February election.

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Will Smith On His Marriage At The Red Table: “I Was Failing Miserably”

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In a sneak peek for an upcoming episode of Jada Pinkett Smith’s Facebook Watch series “Red Table Talk,” Will Smith recalls the “worst” he’s ever felt in their marriage.

“There was a period where mommy woke up and cried 45 days straight. I started keeping a diary,” Smith, 50, told daughter Willow, who replied “Damn.”

Jada — who co-hosts the series with Willow, 17, and her mother Adrienne Banfield-Jones — dropped a preview clip on Monday from Will’s candid conversation with his family.

“There was a period where mommy woke up and cried 45 days straight, I started keeping a diary,” Will says to his daughter.

“It was every morning. I think that’s the worst I’ve ever felt in our marriage,” he added. “I was failing miserably.”

In another preview for the season, which kicks off next Monday, Will says: “You’re not breaking me today, Jada. “I’ve broken you enough,” she jokes in return.

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