October 9, 2013 8:37

Kanye West to appear on Jimmy Kimmel show after lashing out at presenter

The rapper was unhappy with the US TV host's paradoy of his BBC Radio 1 interview with Zane Lowe

Photo: Next Previous

Photo Gallery: Kanye West

Kanye West is to appear on US late-night television show Jimmy Kimmel Live, less than a fortnight after he lashed out at the TV host for his parody of West's now infamous interview with Zane Lowe on BBC Radio 1.

Last month, (September 26), West reacted angrily to a parody interview aired on Kimmel's TV chat show, in which he spoofed Kanye's extraordinary radio interview. You can watch the send-up, which sees a child actor re-enact Kanye's bizarre and lengthy rant in which he proclaimed himself the "Number One rock star on the planet", while sipping a chocolate milkshake, at the bottom of the page.

West fired off a series of Tweets in response to the interview, but has now removed all of them from his Twitter feed. Originally, he had written: "JIMMY KIMMEL IS OUT OF LINE TO TRY AND SPOOF IN ANY WAY THE FIRST PIECE OF HONEST MEDIA IN YEARS." Later in his rant, which eventually ran to 10 tweets, West revealed he had called Kimmel to discuss the interview skit, writing over two tweets: "I LIKE YOU, YOU KNOW ME, I WENT TO YOUR FAMILY'S WEDDING... WHO YOU MADE IT CLEAR TO ME WASN'T YOUR FAMILY WHEN I WAS ON THEN PHONE WITH YOU 5 MINUTES.

Although it has been suggested that the feud was staged for publicity, Kimmel has posted on Twitter "TOMORROW NIGHT, MY GUEST WILL BE ?@kanyewest? (for real, yes and was it all a setup, no)".

Read More On This Artist

Kanye West Merchandise
More News
Lily Allen unveils Glastonbury tribute video for 'As Long As I Got You'
Snoop Dogg admits he smoked weed in the White House
Lancaster theatre appeals for stolen papier-mâché Frank Sidebottom head
Kid Rock ordered to hand glass sex toy over to court as part of Insane Clown Posse lawsuit
Courtney Love rules out Hole reunion:'I don't want to get on the oldies circuit'
Jack White brings fan on stage to perform 'Seven Nation Army' – watch
Eels frontman Mark Oliver Everett to be awarded Freedom of the City of London
The Who's Roger Daltrey and 'pals' to launch model railway museum in Kent
Lily Allen and Beyoncé producer claims guitar music is at an 'all time low'
Adele wins five-figure sum for paparazzi photos of son
Rod Stewart and Susan Boyle perform at Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony
Hudson Mohawke to release 'Chimes' EP in September
Lily Allen: 'Nobody at Radio 1 knows what the fuck they're doing'
Duran Duran suing fan club for £23,500
Details announced for The Warehouse Project 2014 line-up
Courtney Love says production on Kurt Cobain biopic will begin in 'next 12 months'
Bloc Party's Kele Okereke to release new solo album, 'Trick'
Midweek chart update: La Roux narrowly behind Ed Sheeran in race for Number One
Lana Del Rey says 'Fucked My Way To The Top' song is commentary on public perception of...
Metallica's Lars Ulrich says Noel Gallagher inspired him to quit cocaine
Kasabian's Serge Pizzorno and comedian Noel Fielding tease 'Wu-Tang Clan' live shows
Ian Watkins loses appeal for reduced jail term; judges cite 'shocking depravity' of crimes

More News

Comments

Please login to add your comment.

Featured Videos
Latest Tickets - Booking Now
 
Know Your NME
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
 

 
NME Store & Framed Prints
Most Read News
Popular This Week
Inside NME.COM
On NME.COM Today