Photo and Youtube Video :Kanye West Bursts into Tears during BBC Interview (WATCH)

February 27, 2015 6:03 pm

File this under things that don’t happen often during an interview.
broke down crying during a revealing interview with
for BBC Radio 1 on Thursday. And it’s so touching.

Kanye was discussing his career and attempts to break into the fashion
industry with presenter Zane Lowe, and began by talking about the
barriers he’s faced, about being dismissed by companies for his
“celebrity”.

“I’m trying to express that I can create outside this music box… and
I’m giving examples of work that I did that are completely successful
but I’m just getting shot down,” he began.

After the pair talked for some time the conversation moved on to fashion
professor Louise Wilson, who was the director of the MA fashion degree
at Central Saint Martins and trained Alexander McQueen and Christopher
Kane and died last year. Kanye continued:

“I went to Louise Wilson’s memorial, the greatest fashion instructor of
all time. Louise Wilson was the baddest professor of all time of any
fashion school ever. Notorious for not letting people stop at a seven or
an eight, pushing people to a 12. 

Last time I saw her, we had a dinner at Hakkasan which is my favourite
restaurant in London and I think she knew that she was going to pass.
She just wanted to give me some words of advice moving forward and she
was asking me about my daughter, about my wife. 

She said ‘so many students, they don’t give it their all. The problem
is, soon as they do anything halfway good, when they’re two years old,
their parents clap. She looked at me and said, ‘Kanye, don’t clap’.” I
didn’t know we were going to lose her. 

She said ‘thank you for the times where we came to performances, this really meant a lot to me’. You know, she would…”

At this point Kanye began crying. Watch the video below.


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