Kanye West: Michael Jackson Gave Me His Power

Kanye West: Michael Jackson Gave Me His Power-photo

At a press junket following the London screening of Kanye West's short film Runaway, the controversial rapper half-jokingly compared a meeting he had with Michael Jackson to the scene in Iron Man 2 when the father passes his power down to Tony Stark.

West added that he "had to keep this thing going" now that Michael's gone. "I feel extra convicted with the passing of Michael Jackson."

It would seem that Kanye, the budding filmmaker, wants to imagine himself on the big screen because this isn't the first time he's compared himself to a popular movie. In early September, West went on an apologetic twitter rant, comparing his post "Imma let you finish" days to a scene from Will Ferrell's hit movie Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy:

Remember in Anchor Man when Ron Burgandy cursed on air and the entire city turned on him? But this wasn't a joke. This was & is my real life. There are people who don't dislike me... they absolutely hate me!

Is Kanye the modern day Michael Jackson? Tell us in the comments section.



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  • rob

    Kanye is the best f*ck them haters kanye keep making ur cash bro

  • Niles

    Hes a f*cking loser and always has been. Just a talentless, arrogant, auto-tuning piece of sh*t.

  • Nicole

    Somebody please shoot me...

  • annabannana56

    Poser. He doesn't even know what is he talking about.

  • emily

    screw him! it's not enugh that nobody likes him anymore and now he's comparing himself to MICHAEL JACKSON?!!..how did he have the guts to make such a statement? he isn't as quarter as great as the one and only KING OF POP! such a beautiful soul to be compared 2 such a filthy humanbeing! im so sorry that u had to go through this MJ