Kanye West appeared on the debut of the Jay Leno Show last night during a scheduled appearance with Jay-Z and Rihanna. During the show, Kanye was interviewed by Leno and given a chance to pubically appologize for his stunt at the MTV Video Music Awards. [106 & Park Audience Boos Kanye & Lil Mama – Watch Here]
"It's been extremely difficult…Just dealing with the fact that I hurt someone or took anything away, you know, from a talented artist or from anyone, because I only wanted to help people. My entire life, I've only wanted to give and do something that I felt was right. And I immediately knew in the situation that it was wrong, and it wasn't a spectacle — it's actually someone's emotions, you know, that I stepped on. And it was very — it was rude, period." [Kanye West Says Hes Sorry On Jay Leno – Watch Here]
In related news, reports have been going around that President Obama weighed in too. Reports say that during a CNBC interview on Monday, the President Kanye West a "jackass" regarding his behavior at the MTV Video Music Awards. Obama's colorful remark was actually made in an off-the-record portion of the interview that was tweeted — and then deleted — by ABC News reporter Terry Moran. "Pres. Obama just called Kanye West a 'jackass' for his outburst at VMAs when Taylor Swift won. Now THAT'S presidential," Moran wrote.
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