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Obama Calls Kanye West a 'Jackass' ... Again

April 12, 2012
Kanye West

President Obama has officially called Kanye West a "jackass" and he means it.

In a story titled, "American Mozart," Atlantic writer David Samuels had the chance to ask Obama who he preferred, "Kanye West or Jay-Z?"

And Obama went with Jay-Z. Not only did he pick Beyonce's husband, he went on to confirm that West is a jackass--a talented one at that.

It went a little something like this:

Obama: "Although I like Kanye. He's a Chicago guy. Smart. He's very talented."

Samuels: "Even though you called him a jackass?"

Obama: "He is a jackass. But he's talented."

Welp, there you go.

To read the entire Atlantic piece click here.

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