Debt ridden Kanye West asks Facebook's Zuckerberg for support

By REUTERS
February 15, 2016 21:50

 
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Rapper and fashion designer Kanye West, who says he is $53 million in debt, has asked Facebook Inc's Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg to invest $1 billion into his "ideas."

West asked his Twitter followers to urge Zuckerberg to support him. "World, please tweet, FaceTime, Facebook, instagram, whatever you gotta do to get Mark to support me ... West tweeted. (@kanyewest) (http://bit.ly/1Tj2nK9)

The rapper also asked Alphabet Inc CEO Larry Page to help him with his financial troubles.

West, who claimed he was "still 53 million dollars in personal debt," said that people do not give money to "real artists" like him but rather open schools in Africa.

Neither Zuckerberg nor Page have verified accounts on Twitter, the microblogging website.

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