I have seen plenty of commentary about Kanye interrupting Taylor's acceptance speech at the VMA awards, but not one single person has nailed the reason why. He's a racist!
Racist - a person who thinks their race is better than other races
Racialist - a person who works for the best interests of their race
A few might remember that Kanye blamed the devastation of Hurricane Katrina on racists in the White House. Now, I'm no fan of ex Pres. Bush, but come on people. That idea is simply stupid. There were plenty of white people hurt by the hurricane, but I didn't hear them cry racism! Umm, I also didn't hear of any raping or murdering the weakest among their own people at the Astro Dome. I know just saying that will get me pegged as a racist - but no, I'm a racialist. (on a little side note: paperwork that had to be filled out by Katrina victims to receive relief gave an extra 5 points if you were a "minority". A white mom sent me a copy of it)I think Kanye's actions at the VMA however, puts him in the category of racist. He just couldn't believe that white country singer Taylor Swift could possibly have the best female starring video. It had to be racist to pick her.
And even though Beyonce graciously let Taylor share the spotlight later on in the program, one thing led me to think that it was just her way of winning a few publicity congrats. If you look at the acceptance speech by Taylor the cameras scan over to catch Beyonce's response. Her face glowed with what looks like excitement, joy, and glee. (maybe a little surprise) She even has a big smile the whole time. If she was really upset, her eyes would have narrowed, she wouldn't have been smiling, and she would have looked, well, mad!
Kanye says his behavior was "rude" and that he regrets it. Does he really? Maybe he does and maybe he doesn't. Maybe he's sorry because he didn't account for so many people being upset - kind of like being sorry for getting caught, but not sorry for doing it.
If a white person had done this to a black person, I am pretty sure that everyone would be calling the white person a terrible racist. Kanye West does it and race never even enters the commentaries. How absurd!