New York, NY – Charlamagne Tha God was a visitor on Wednesday evening’s (October 24) episode The Late Present With Stephen Colbert. Virtually instantly, the ever-persistent host requested Charlamagne in regards to the psychological well being dialog he was alleged to have with Kanye West final week. The Breakfast Membership co-host ended up canceling the sold-out occasion.
“Me and Kanye have a relationship — not as shut as he and Trump — however we now have a relationship,” he explains. “In each interview he’s carried out previously he’s all the time talked about his psychological well being. He all the time talked about being bi-polar and being on medicines.”
Charlamagne went on to clarify he felt individuals had been ignoring the elephant within the room — ‘Ye being f his meds.
“Once I noticed him on the White Home, he mentioned he wasn’t on his meds, he had gotten misdiagnosed, he didn’t have bi-polar, it was sleep deprivation,” he continues. “I used to be similar to, ‘Eh, I feel he must determine that out.’
“For what I’m attempting to do, which is like elevate the dialog about psychological well being within the black neighborhood and attempt to eradicate the stigma round psychological well being, I simply didn’t suppose it could be an excellent dialog. It could be a distraction.”
Colbert asks him how lengthy it took for Charlamagne to cancel the occasion after his White Home run-in with ‘Ye.
“I took a day as a result of I didn’t need it to be a knee-jerk response,” he says.
From there, Charlamagne explains ‘Ye’s workforce was “relieved” he was canceling the occasion. The one catch? He needed to inform ‘Ye himself.
“We simply had the dialog,” he says. “We really had the dialog when he was in Uganda ’trigger he was scheduled to return house that Tuesday evening, which he nonetheless did, so I informed him that weekend.”
Watch the complete interview up high.