“Well, you know, we aren’t friends as much as we used to be because I honestly think because we publicly disagreed on his running for office, his supporting Trump, I think it became too much for us to sustain our friendship, honestly ,” Legend said.
“So many people who love you feel so betrayed right now because they know the harm that Trump’s policies cause, especially to people of color. Don’t let this be part of your legacy.”
“You weren’t alone in that by the way,” Axelrod noted.
“I wasn’t alone in that, but, you know, he wasn’t happy about that. And we really haven’t been close since then,” Legend said.
The “All Of Me” singer went on to say that what you see with West is what you get.
“I think he’s been very open with who he is and his struggles with mental health. And he’s very real, honestly. So I think there’s not a lot about him that people don’t get,” he said. “Like he’s been pretty upfront with his opinions, his struggles, all the things that he’s dealing with. And I think what you see with him is pretty much what you get.”
You can hear the complete exchange below.