Week’s End Digest: Kanye West, Phil Collins, Willie Nelson, Black Eyed Peas

Posted November 27, 2010 by J Matthew Cobb in Features

News you can really use. This ‘Week’s End Digest’ features reports on Kanye’s most recent chatterbox rant, Phil Collins’ approval of Taylor Lautner, Black Eyed Peas’ Super Bowl news and Willie Nelson’s pot luck.

So much can happen in a week. So we’ve decided to give you the rundown on the lowdown…in one digestible digest.

Wicked Witch of the West?

Kanye West rants again. This time, while promoting his new album My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy at Chicago’s Bowery Ballroom, he takes back some of his minced words on Taylor Swift and ‘Today’s’ Matt Laurer and instead goes into a potty-mouth hissy fit stating things like: “Matt Laurer’s not a bad guy, I’m sure, but if you are a child that’s being abused by your parent…the greatest win you could ever have is win they hit you in public – you see I told you” and “if I wasn’t drunk, I would’ve been on stage longer,” a reference to the Taylor Swift MTV Video Award fiasco. He continued on the Swift episode by saying, she “never came to my defense in any interview and rode the wave.”

Whether the leaked bootleg videos of West’s most recent tirade hurts his image or record sales is impossible to detect since West is predicted to claim the #1 spot on the Billboard 200; beating new releases from Nicki Minaj, Robyn, Ke$ha and Ne-Yo. West is projected to sell a comfortable0T(.IUO/R64w4N+-άJ24*(pS33JsRL t