Vivica A. Fox and former President Donald Trump have responded to Kanye West mentioning them in his 2024 campaign videos — with Fox taking to social media to joke about the rapper and a furious Trump calling him “seriously troubled.”
The hip-hop mogul, now known as Ye, posted several videos on his newly-restored Twitter feed Thursday night, announcing his 2024 presidential run.
One video showed Fox on her streaming Fox Soul talk show “Cocktails with Queens,” saying African Americans should “cancel” West for falsely claiming George Floyd died of a fentanyl overdose instead of police brutality.
The ad included dramatic music and an extreme-closeup of Fox. After the video went viral, the actress reposted West’s tweet and included a message referring to her 2001 romantic comedy Two Can Play That Game.
“Now dawling, if u gonna use a clip featuring me, it should be accurate! I was not happy with you 4 saying George Floyd wasn’t murdered, but hey THANKS 4 watching my @foxsoultv show #CocktailsWithQueens & know 2 Can Play That Game!” she tweeted.
Trump wasn’t as amused.
The former president, who’s running for the White House again, expressed anger over another West video, where the rapper said he recently visited Mar-a-Lago and suggested the twice-impeached president run as vice president on a Kanye-led ticket.
“I think the thing that Trump was most perturbed about, was me asking him to be my vice president,” West said in the video, adding, “that caught him off guard.”
“Trump started basically screaming at me at the table, telling me I was going to lose,” West continued.
The rapper also revealed far-right activist and Holocaust denier Nick Fuentes was at the Mar-a-Lago meeting and said Trump was “really impressed” with Fuentes.
West’s revelation set off a social media storm and furious denials from Trump.
“So I help a seriously troubled man, who just happens to be Black, Ye (Kanye West), who has been decimated in his business and virtually everything else,” Trump wrote on his Truth Media platform per The Hill.
The ex-president also claimed he had no idea West would be accompanied by Fuentes.
“He shows up with 3 people, two of which I didn’t know, the other a political person who I haven’t seen in years,” Trump added. “I told him don’t run for office, a total waste of time, can’t win. Fake News went CRAZY!”