Beck, Beyonce and Jay Z Respond to Kanye West’s Grammy Rant
Funny enough, though, the alt-rock award winner himself wasn’t actually all that worried about West coming on stage — in fact, he was actually kind of stoked about it!
“I was just so excited he was coming up,” Beck told US Weekly during the Universal Music Group after-party. “[West] deserves to be onstage as much as anybody. How many great records has he put out in the last five years, right?”
“I thought she was going to win. Come on, she’s Beyoncé! … You can’t please everybody, man. I still love [West] and think he’s genius. I aspire to do what he does.”
However, several other celebrities weren’t as complimentary toward West’s controversial rant, taking to Twitter to share their own reactions:
Let’s go ahead and let Kanye choose who is deserving of Oscars so we can spare him the inevitable moral outrage
— Andy Cohen (@Andy) February 9, 2015
Hey Kanye, how much does Beyonce need before you think shes getting a fair shake out there? Just curious.
— David Spade (@DavidSpade) February 9, 2015
Radio Shack outlived its usefulness; starting to feel the same about Kanye.
— Michael Ian Black (@michaelianblack) February 9, 2015
Still have nightmares that Kanye’s gonna bust through my front door and take my damn 1995 American Comedy Award from me.
— George Wallace (@MrGeorgeWallace) February 9, 2015
But the best reaction of the night undoubtedly goes to Bey and Jay Z: