2.9.2016

Kanye West: ‘Bill Cosby Is Innocent’

Kanye West is never afraid to speak his mind. While prepping the release of his upcoming T.L.O.P. album (he has yet to reveal what the acronym stands for), the controversial rapper hit Twitter to proclaim Bill Cosby’s innocence.

“BILL COSBY INNOCENT !!!!!!!!!!” ‘Ye tweeted Tuesday (Feb. 9).

Cosby has faced ongoing sexual misconduct allegations. In July, 35 women talked about being assaulted by The Cosby Show actor in a New York magazine cover story. In December, he was charged in a sexual assault case.

Kanye isn’t the only rapper jumping to Cosby’s defense. The Game also penned a lengthy Instagram post in support of Cosby. “Y’all put Dr. Huxtable in jail off word of mouth,” he said.

That wasn’t the only tweeting Kanye was doing as he prepares for his new album and Yeezy Season 3 show. He also addressed his sister-in-law Kylie Jenner’s reported seven-figure deal with PUMA. According to Kanye, Jenner would never endorse the brand and his family will return PUMA’s “measly” money.

After dissing Nike on “Facts” and claiming that Yeezy “jumped over the Jumpman,” Kanye apologized to the Jumpman himself, NBA legend Michael Jordan.

“I love and respect you,” he said. “My beef was with [Nike CEO] Mark Parker. I respect you so much!”

Tweets aside, Kanye is gearing up to release his first album since 2013’s Yeezus on Thursday (Feb. 11). He will premiere the project along with his Yeezy Season 3 collection at New York’s Madison Square Garden. The live event will be screened at select theaters worldwide. On Saturday, he will return to perform on “SNL.”