Russell Simmons Defends Saying Kim Kardashian Should Be President

Truth rating: 10
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By Shari Weiss

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Russell Simmons is standing by his comment that Kim Kardashian would make a better president than Donald Trump.

As Gossip Cop reported, Simmons was asked earlier this week about Trump’s announcement that he’s running in the 2016 election. During an appearance on “HuffPost Live,” Simmons said of Trump, “He makes a lot of news. Doesn’t have as much influence as, say, Kim Kardashian. She would probably be a better president, in my opinion.” The hip-hop mogul went on to further explain why he doesn’t think Trump is the right person for the job.

And he maintains Kardashian is the better option. Simmons took to Twitter on Saturday to defend and clarify his point. “Kim k being better president then trump.? [sic] a sweet compassionate celebrity is better then a conservative angry one,” he wrote. Simmons added, “No diss on either person.”

The clarification, though, didn’t do much to win over Simmons’ followers. “Really? Kim f*cking k of all people??? Gotta do better than that rush,” replied one. Another person even told him, “I admired you til this comment.” A couple even suggested Simmons himself run for something, like Congress.

Of course, Kardashian will NOT be running for president regardless. And how far Trump will get in the Republican race remains to be seen. But what do you think of Simmons’ points?

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