Legend previously criticized West for his loyalty to Donald Trump in 2018. “The hallmark of Trump’s campaign and his political profile is the homage to white supremacy,” Legend wrote on Twitter – at that time Trump was still the incumbent US President. It is certainly reassuring to imagine a future without racism and project that onto the present, she said Legend and apparently meant by that west. “But far too many people don’t have the luxury of turning a blind eye and ears.”
Trump has often been accused of racism in the United States. west had spoken of his “love” for him in a series of Twitter posts at the time. Among other things, he was photographed wearing a cap with Trump’s campaign slogan “Make America Great Again” and described the politician as his “brother”.