John Legend, Kanye West ‘not closed anymore’ after political collapse

Do not see eye to eye. john legend Turns out that politics created a rift in their friendship Kanye West – leading them to separate.

,[Kanye and I] We’re not as friends as we used to be,” Legend, 43, told the host David Axelrod In an episode of the “The X-Files” podcast on Thursday, August 4. “I honestly think because we publicly disagreed on his endorsement, running for office” [Donald] trumpI think honestly maintaining our friendship has become too much for us.”

The two have a long history together. West, 45, was also listed as a producer on the “All of Me” singer’s debut album, Get upin 2004. Over the past two decades, BFFs have supported each other through both personal and professional endeavors, but that seems to have ended After Legend couldn’t hold back West’s race for office in 2020.

“I wasn’t alone in that, but, you know, that” [West] Wasn’t happy about it. And we haven’t really been close since then,” said the Ohio native.

Despite their differences, Legend told Axelrod on Thursday that he still respects his former friend for how open and honest he is about his life.

“I love who he is and has been very open with him” struggle with mental health,” the EGOT winner explained. “And he is very real, honestly. So I think there’s a lot about him that people don’t get… like he’s been very forward with his opinions, his struggles, all the things he’s dealing with. And I think what you see with him is what you get.”

Legend’s status update on his friendship with rapper comes a day after wife Chrissy Teigen announced She was pregnant With the couple’s rainbow baby. The two, who are also parents to 6-year-old daughter Luna and 3-year-old Miles, lost son Jack in September 2020.

“The past few years have been a blur of emotions to say the least, but joy has filled our homes and hearts again. 1 Billion Shots Later (Recently in the Leg, as you can see!) We have one more on the way,Teigen, 36, wrote via Instagram on Wednesday, August 3 with a baby bump mirror selfie. “Every appointment I’ve said to myself, ‘Okay if it’s healthy today I’ll announce it’ but then I breathe a sigh of relief to hear the heartbeat and decide I’m still too nervous. I don’t Think I’ll walk out of an appointment with more excitement than I’ll ever get out of an appointment but so far, everything is perfect and beautiful and I feel hopeful and wonderful. Well, it’s been so hard to keep it up for so long Is!”

In February, the Utah native revealed that he was undergoing in vitro fertilization The balls were deep in another IVF cycle in order to conceive another child and currently “preserve as many eggs as possible.”

IVF Announcement Teigen . happened two years after suffered pregnancy loss Due to partial placental abruption. Chrissy’s Court The host wrote a touching tribute in October 2020 explaining what it was like to live through the tragic event.

After Ambition The writer was told that despite multiple blood transfusions her child “won’t survive” – ​​and she may not either – Teigen felt “it was time to say goodbye”.

“I cried a little at first, then went into a full blown bout of snot and tears, my breath not being able to hold its own incredibly deep sadness,” she wrote. “Even though I write this now, i can feel the pain again, … utterly and utterly sad. ,

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