American rapper Kanye West is possibly only second to Donald Trump for his pointless tweeting, however, that’s not stopped him using the social platform to declare his love for McDonald’s.
For some unknown reason, on Monday, Kanye tweeted out, “McDonald’s is my favourite restaurant”. It’s not clear what caused this spontaneous show affection for Big Macs, nor was there any evidence the burger chain paid for the compliment. And its despite Kanye’s wife, Kim Kardashian, reportedly owning a string Burger King stores – Macca’s fierce arch-rival.
McDonald’s didn’t respond to the tweet, but Burger King did, roasting the man known as ‘Ye’ with a tweet that read: “Eyes still closed I guess.”
The response is apparently in reference to Kanye distancing himself from politics when he said that his eyes are “wide open and now realise I’ve been used to spread messages I don’t believe in.”
Burger King in the UK then got in on the Kanye bashing, adding: “Explains a lot.”
And very soon, there was plenty of Twitter uses in on the action: