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'London I know how you feel': Kanye West compares his divorce to death of Queen Elizabeth

'London I know how you feel': Kanye West compares his divorce to death of Queen Elizabeth
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Kanye West has compared his divorce to the death of Queen Elizabeth.

The Stronger rapper split from Kim Kardashian - the mother of his children North, nine, Saint, six, Chicago, four, and three-year-old Psalm - in February 2021 after six years of marriage, and he claimed losing his own "queen" has given him an understanding of how British people feel following the death of the 96-year-old monarch earlier this month.

He wrote on his Instagram Story using his signature all-capital letter style: "London I know how you feel. I lost my queen too."

Shortly after Buckingham Palace announced the death of the queen, Kanye claimed the historical moment had given him a new perspective and he vowed to "release all grudges".

He shared photos of the monarch when she was younger and captioned his post: "Life is precious. Releasing all grudges today. Leaning into the light."

Last week, the 45-year-old rapper apologised for causing his ex-wife any "stress".

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He said: "This is the mother of my children. I apologise for any stress that I have caused."

Kanye has often turned to social media platforms to discuss his issues with Kim - including repeated criticism of her then-boyfriend Pete Davidson - in recent months.

But the Bound 2 hitmaker rubbished the suggestion that social media is inherently negative.

Asked if platforms such as Instagram and Twitter are more "hurtful or beneficial" overall, Kanye replied: "Oh, that's one of my favourite questions this interview.

"I mean, we can use a car to rush somebody to a hospital - or we could use a car and accidentally hit somebody while we're rushing somebody to the hospital. So it's all in how we use it."

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