The past few months have been pretty wild in the land of Kanye West News. His comments on slavery as an option called for the abolition of President Trump's 13th Amendment and outspoken admiration, much to the chagrin of many of his fans, all of whom came together with his bizarre, televised Oval Office meeting earlier this month.
Just this weekend, he had designed the logo for shirts that refer to "Blexit," a call to the African-Americans to leave the Democratic Party, propagated by Candace Owens, the spokeswoman for the pro-Trump organization Turning Point USA has been.
Now the West apparently breaks off all political ties. In tweets posted on Tuesday, he apparently tried to distance himself from many allegations, statements, social media clips and interviews that have shaped his public personality in recent months.
"My eyes are wide open now and I've realized that I have spread messages that I do not believe in," he tweeted. "I distance myself from politics and concentrate on being creative !!!"
Maybe the turning point came this weekend. That was when the "Blexit" products were unveiled at Turning Point USA's Young Black Leadership Summit.
"Blexit is a renaissance, and I'm pleased to say that this logo, these colors, was created by my dear friend and superhero Kanye West," said Owens, an activist on the Pro Trump Internet.
But West has tweeted that he has not really designed the logo and he does not want to have anything to do with "Blexit".
Before tweeting about the "Blexit" drama, West sent messages about the current state of his political attitudes.
It is not clear what triggered the sudden tweeting, but it seems to imply that his family and friends – who support his "actual beliefs" – may be involved.
The West has long been vulnerable to public outbreaks. However, at a concert in 2016, it felt a little different when he surprised his fans by claiming he had voted for Trump – if he had voted at all. He also stormed during another concert.
Days later, he was hospitalized for stress and exhaustion at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, and the remainder of his tour dates were canceled.
West stayed out of the limelight for a while and even deleted his Twitter account. In April, he returned to the social media platform to announce several albums. He also said he wrote a philosophy book titled "Break the Simulation" to later reveal that the book of philosophy was actually his tweets.
Among those tweets was one that read, "I love the way Candace Owens thinks." Owens, who once used the social media grip "Red Pill Black," has argued that the media have brainwashed black people, to vote for Democrats.
During the same period, he again seemed to express support for Trump, tweeting a photo of a signed red hat titled "Make America Great Again". He even released a song in which he and the rapper T.I. to discuss the admiration of the West for Trump.
West also used the cover of his "Ye" album to express that he had bipolar disorder. Later, he told the President at his White House meeting that he had been misdiagnosed.
But the most provocative thing West did in recent months was perhaps when, in an interview with TMZ, he saw slavery as a choice of slaves.
"If you hear about slavery for 400 years – for 400 years?" West said. "That sounds like a choice. You've been there for 400 years and it's all from you? It's like we're mentally in prison. "