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Kanye West Talks Casting Call Controversy with Vogue

Kanye West is speaking exclusively with Vogue Magazine about the casting call he posted earlier this week about only wanting women who were multi-racial… He says : “I’m really not here for controversy.”

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West may be mostly trying to avoid controversy at the moment, but controversy has a way of trailing him. When he tweeted a casting notice for the Season 4 show that specified “multiracial women only,” the backlash on social media was instantaneous. “The ten thousand people that showed up didn’t have a problem with it,” West said. But he insists the concept—which came out of discussions with his longtime collaborator Vanessa Beecroft, the Italian artist who helps to stage and choreograph his shows—was not intended to exclude anyone, least of all black women. “How do you word the idea that you want all variations of black?” West said. “How do you word that exactly?”


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