John Legend and Kanye West used to be close friends: Politics drove them apart

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Their relationship changed significantly when they realized that some of their views "were not in harmony," as the popular musician explained. The fact that John sang and played at the rapper's wedding with Kim Kardashian.

However, later, the desire of West becoming president was crucial to their relationship, as was his support for Donald Trump.

"We both crossed paths here. It became too much. "Our friendship couldn't last," John told the podcast The Ax Files.


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"He couldn't understand that I, for one, would not vote for him for very valid reasons. The closeness we cherished then disappeared", described the musician, adding that there was a period in his life when he could not even imagine how they were friends at all for a certain period of time.


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