Forbes: Kanye West Reveals He Had COVID-19 Back in February

Kareena Koirala
Jul 08, 2020
05:19 P.M.
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Kanye West, who recently sent the internet into a frenzy by announcing that he will be running for US President in a tweet, revealed that he battled COVID-19 in February. 

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Kanye West has revealed that he contracted COVID-19 in late February. In an interview with "Forbes," the rapper shared that he experienced most of the symptoms of the disease. 

According to West, he suffered chills and was "shaking in bed" when he had the disease that has spread all over the world in the course of roughly 7 months.

Kanye West visits the SiriusXM Studios on November 26, 2013 in New York City. | Source: Getty Images

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WHAT KANYE THINKS ABOUT COVID-19

West, who announced his intention to run for the President of the US, joked that even Drake was not sicker than him when he had COVID-19

"Chills, shaking in the bed, taking hot showers, looking at videos telling me what I'm supposed to do to get over it."

Kanye West attends Vogue 95th Anniversary Party on October 3, 2015 in Paris, France. | Source: Getty Images

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KANYE'S TAKE ON VACCINE

In the same interview, West made some sketchy remarks about a potential COVID-19 vaccine without any evidence to support his claims.

He suggested that there is a demonic influence behind the vaccinations, claiming that it was related to chip implants. 

Kanye West speaks onstage during the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards on August 28, 2016 in New York City. | Source: Getty Images

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He claimed that many children that are being vaccinated are being "paralyzed" and that he is "cautious" when they say that the solution to the COVID-19 pandemic is a vaccine. 

West went as far as calling the potential vaccine "the mark of the beast." He suggested that there is a demonic influence behind the vaccinations, claiming that it was related to chip implants. 

Kanye West attends Jim Moore Book Event At Ralph Lauren Chicago on October 28, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. | Source: Getty Images

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As for why the rapper is running for President, he said that he had a moment of realization when he was in his mother-in-law's house taking a shower. 

West recalled how he was taking a shower and thinking about how he writes raps while doing so. It was then that it hit him to say that he will be running for president and he started to laugh hysterically. 

Kayne West attends the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards on August 28, 2016 in New York City. | Source: Getty Images

When the rapper was asked about how the world is going to be free of COVID-19, he pointed toward religion and said that prayer is the answer. 

West further said that humans need to stop doing things that "make God mad" and pray for freedom, stressing that only faith can help us heal.

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