Kanye West tries to make disabled fans stand up at Australia concert
UPI News Service, 09/15/2014
Kanye West had an embarrassing moment when he harassed two disabled fans for not standing up at his show in Sydney, Australia on Friday.
West was performing the song "The Good Life" when he demanded his fans stand up for the song. He was strict, only giving exceptions to the physically disabled.
"I can't do this song. I can't do this show until everybody stand up," West told the audience. "Unless you got a handicap pass and you get special parking and shit. 'Imma see you if you ain't standing up, believe me, I'm very good at that."
Most fans acquiesced but two fans remained seated, leading West to insist they stand up. One held up a prosthetic limb, which West decided was acceptable. He then moved onto the second seated fan. Ignoring the wheelchair motions from his fans, West sent his bodyguard to confirm the person was disabled. It was only after confirmation that he decided it was okay.
His fans were not amused by his actions, reported the Daily Mail.
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