Now, he's saying the entire incident was God's plan for him. “If God didn't want me to run on stage and say, 'Beyoncé had the best video,' he wouldn't have sat me in the front row,” West told Nick Cannon on Cannon's podcast, per Us Weekly. “I would've been sitting in the back.
He even doubled-down on his Queen Bey opinions. “And 'Single Ladies' is, like, one of the greatest videos of all time," West said. "And I was only drinking Hennessy because I didn't want to go to the awards show 'cause it was a set-up!
As we all remember, West famously hopped on stage at the 2009 MTV VMAs while Swift was accepting the award for Best Female Video for “You Belong With Me. " The rapper strongly believed Beyoncé should have taken home the prize for “Single Ladies," and he let the entire world know it.
Kanye West also spoke about how his relationship with God has evolved after he spent time in the hospital four years ago. "The first time I was put into the hospital in 2016, I actually started reading the Bible,” he said. “That was part of what God hit me with.
When I went to the hospital the first time, one of the things I wrote down was 'start a church in Calabasas. ' And we sang Jesus's name to the hills in the center of the city of Los Angeles.
Swift hasn't commented on this latest round of West comments—though she's already famously expressed she would “very much like to be excluded this narrative," so there's a good chance she won't.
"If God didn't want me to run on stage…he wouldn't have sat me in the front row." https://t.co/9UqrAoQr1H— Glamour (@glamourmag) September 2, 2020