Kanye West said on Saturday that he is running for president in the 2020 U.S. election, an obvious challenge to move forward with President Donald Trump.
Fans immediately tweeted their support to musicians and a business powerhouse that has a history of promoting itself and its projects with political statements.
For now, it does not seem that the West intends to run for president at all.
Since the election was only four months away, the West still has to register with the Federal Election Commission, present a platform for the election campaign, collect enough signatures to be able to fight for November and more.
West’s announcement is not the first time he has teased the idea of running for U.S. president.
In recent years, West has enriched and lost losers because of his vocal support for Trump. West regularly tweeted his admiration for the president, donned a red “Make America Great Again,” and visited the Oval Office.
However, he recently separated from the president over the Black Lives Matter movement and is protesting against police brutality and racial injustice.