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Kanye West Responds to Ghost-Blogging Charges


As time-crunched bloggers ourselves, we've often wondered how Kanye West manages to crank out ten daily posts whilst maintaining the glamorous, jet-setting lifestyle that we demand of our hip-hop celebrities (when we're rap superstars, you can expect us to scale back to a more reasonable seven or eight items per day). Apparently gossip blogger Sandra Rose had the same question — yesterday she charged Kanye with employing a ghost writer to keep his readers informed on the latest innovations in bathroom faucets while he's out throwing hilarious tantrums and losing at Connect Four. Rose accused Marcus Troy of authoring Kanye's blog, which we think is probably unlikely since, on his own blog this week, Troy also asked if West was really writing his own posts.

Then, uncharacteristically, Kanye got mad. Shortly after, he posted a screen cap of Rose's post with Troy's name redacted "so he wouldn't get the pub he was lookin' 4." Along with it, he offered DEFINITIVE PROOF that it's him — and him alone — who is responsible for each and every post on his blog: three photos of himself standing near a laptop computer (see above). Kanye, we will never doubt you again.

I DON'T KNOW WHO THE HELL THIS IS... BUT I COVERED HIS NAME AND FACE SO HE WOULDN'T GET THE PUB HE WAS OBVIOUSLY LOOKIN' 4! [Kanye West's Blog]
Meet Kanye West’s Ghost Blogger [Sandra Rose]
MY Life: Ghost Blogger: For the right price I can make your blog tighter [Troy]

Earlier: World's Greatest Blogger Kanye West Goes Behind the Scenes of ‘Where the Wild Things Are’