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Trump to Kanye: “You Are a Great Friend”

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 13: (L to R) President-elect Donald Trump and Kanye West stand together in the lobby at Trump Tower, December 13, 2016 in New York City. President-elect Donald Trump and his transition team are in the process of filling cabinet and other high level positions for the new administration. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Yesterday, Kanye West went to Trump Tower to meet with  Donald Trump about … something. Kanye said he wanted to talk about bullying and “multicultural issues” with the president-elect, while reports suggested he was discussing a potential role within the administration. Afterwards, Kanye hopped online to defend himself, given the proliferation of “uh, dude, what the fuck” responses to their tête-à-tête. Today, Kanye doubled down on the interaction by posting a photo of a gift he received from Trump—an autographed copy of the recent Time magazine cover declaring Trump the Person of the Year:

Kanye and Trump are now best friends, I guess. You now have permission to admit The Life of Pablo is just okay.