Kanye West returns to Instagram, says he lost $2 billion in one day
Kanye West is on Instagram again. (Photos: NBC/Getty Images, Instagram)
This is the day where Kanye West’s Instagram account is flooded with messages of joy and admiration — and also, of course, hundreds upon hundreds of comments about how he lost $2 billion in one day in the stock market.
On Friday morning, Kanye tweeted this:
So Kanye West has taken himself back to the Internet. The photo below, which has been around since Monday, is what he saw on YouTube on Friday morning:
At the time of this writing, it had been viewed more than 5.5 million times. We’ll have to wait and see how this plays out with the public; Kanye has had a lot of time to reflect on the day’s events.
There’s no question that Kanye has come into his own in the eyes of the public. It remains to be seen whether the public will accept his public “misery porn” as an act of social commentary, or if they’ll view it as a form of narcissism. The video below is the same video Kanye posted on Friday morning, and the one that has been viewed nearly five million times. The caption reads: “A picture is worth a thousand words for $5.5 million.”
In fact, this is the same video that Kanye tweeted the day before. It shows Kanye, with the “F— Ye” hat on his head and a microphone, in a recording studio. It also contains, of course, the “F— Ye” logo, with one of the last lines in the song: “When a nigga’s all talk/when all his friends agree/He’s in the studio/f—ing y’all.”
But what you’ll see immediately after the video starts is the “F— Ye” hat, removed from Kanye’s head.
This video, which has been watched more than nine million times on Friday morning, is titled “Life’s a Bitch. Love’s a Bitch. My Life