On Sept. 16, Kanye West tweeted a video of himself urinating on a Grammy Award. As of Sept. 22, the tweet has over 47.8 thousand comments, 295.6 thousand retweets, 769.1 thousand favorites, and 28.6 million views. Unsurprisingly, the odd post received a staggering amount of exposure, likely due to West’s high celebrity status and 31 million Twitter followers.
Kanye West overall has had quite the interesting 2020, especially within American politics. In July, West held his first presidential campaign rally, describing his potential policies if he was elected in the 2020 election. Unfortunately for West, video clips of the rally gained negative attention due to Kanye’s sporadic and nonsensical policy “proposals.” “Maximum increase would be everybody that has a baby gets a million dollars,” West said in the video, “Kanye West makes chaotic presidential rally debut in South Carolina,” posted by The Guardian on…