Don Lemon mocks Kanye West for Donald Trump 'minstrel show'

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If you thought Kanye West would have air-tight security you couldn't be further from the truth.

During a meeting with President Donald Trump at the White House on Thursday, the Grammy-winning rapper unlocked his iPhone simply using the passcode "000000", apparently to show the president an animated GIF.

News. But it seems like both Trump and West veered more than slightly off-topic.

"Really the reason why they imprisoned him was because he started doing positive for the community, he started showing that he had power, that he wasn't one of a monolithic voice, that he could wrap people around", West said.

In a lengthy post on Instagram, T.I. said he's been "extremely patient and made it a point to not jump to any premature conclusions about" West and "his antics", but said West's meeting with the president was something of a last straw.

Or to talk about his proposal to Trump that Apple could develop the "iPlane 1", a hydrogen-powered craft that would replace Air Force One? "That's my favorite superhero".

The Republican president has advocated prison reform and said he was open to changes in sentencing guidelines, an issue that divides the Republican Party between "law and order" hardliners and moderates.

Rapper Kanye West shows President Donald Trump his mobile phone during a meeting in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, U.S., October 11, 2018. The rapper went on a lengthy rant professing his love for Trump, among other things.

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Trump added that West could "speak for me any time he wants".

Kanye replied: "It was from the soul".

Williams said the Oval Office should be "treated with respect", appearing to nod to the fact that West used an expletive while praising Trump. "When I put this hat on I felt like Superman", he told Trump.

"I love Hillary, I love everyone, right".

After several minutes of silence and listening intently, the president said: "I tell you what that was pretty impressive, folks. that was quite something". And also, I'm married to a family that, you know, not a lot of male energy going on.

West's wife, reality TV star Kim Kardashian, has made two visits to the White House.

In the Oval Office on Thursday, West - who has a new album coming out - again flirted with the idea of a presidential run, but "only after 2024".

And we need to stop working on red and blue.