Why John Legend And Kanye West Are In ‘Different Places’ Despite Being Close Friends


and ’s friendship didn’t break down due to the rapper’s ongoing support for controversial U.S. leader , the singer has insisted.

The musicians used to be close friends and collaborators, but the two went through a rough patch after Kanye voiced his support for Donald Trump – who John can’t stand.

However, in a new interview with Britain’s The Times newspaper, the 41-year-old “All of Me” singer revealed that he and the “Gold Digger” star, 42, are still friendly with one another, but are just “doing our own thing”.

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“He’s up in Wyoming. I’m here in L.A.. We’ve both got growing families and I no longer have a formal business relationship with him as an artist, so I think it’s just part of the natural cycle of life,” the star shared.

“But what I’ve always said is, we never talked about politics before,” John added. “It was never a part of our interaction. Our interaction was almost always about creativity and music.”

He continued: “He’s also in a different place musically. He’s doing gospel music. That’s what he’s focused on right now, designing his clothes, so we’re in different places.”

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