On top of espousing his love for Trump, sporting a MAGA hat, and claiming to have "dragon energy," Kanye West decided to also essentially blame black people for slavery.
It did not go over well. At all. And neither did Kanye's attempted explanation.
Since Kim Kardashian has insisted that this is not a mental health issue, and since mental health advocates are discouraging people from blaming mental illness for bad behavior, many are left to assume that Kanye is just ... bad.
Or at least suffering from the Dunning-Kruger Effect.
After this latest claim, that 400 years of slavery was somehow a choice that black people made, Black Twitter was all over it.
In real life, people know that slaves were separated from their families, forbidden to read or write, forced to abandon their religions, shackled, and often mutilated as punishment.
But, in order to satirize the absurdity of Kanye's claims, these hilarious tweets try to imagine a world where slavery somehow was a choice.
The results are much, much funnier than the very grim subject matter. Take a look: