Jay-Z Talks Fatherhood, #MeToo, And Donald Trump With CNN’s Van Jones
Hip-Hop mogul Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter appeared on CNN's “The Van Jones Show” to talk about president Trump’s remarks about “sh*thole countries” along with other topics like the #MeToo movement, fatherhood and even fighting for his marriage with Beyoncé.
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ABC 13 reports the Grammy Award winning rapper opened up to a range of questions about president Trump’s thoughts on immigrant countries being labeled “sh*thole countries” reported by senators on January 11th.
Everyone feels anger but after the anger its real hurtful. Because its looking down at a whole population of people and it's so misinformed because these places have beautiful people and beautiful everything. This is the leader of the free world speaking like this. On the other side, this has been going on. This is how people talk, this how people talk behind closed doors.
When Jones asked Jay-Z about the #MeToo movement and gender equality the Hollywood Reporter reported that Carter said
It’s almost like we normalized sexual harassment. For women to go to work knowing that this sort of abuse was happening every day, you can look logically and say, why would you stay there?’ What is the alternative? You have to survive in America. In order to survive you have to normalize it. So, for it to get uncovered and the world to correct itself -- this is what has to happen.
Of course the Twitter-In-Chief didn't waste anytime responding to Jay-Z this morning as he tweeted the following
Van Jones immediately responded with a tweet of his own
You can watch the Van Jones Show Saturday nights at 7 p.m. on CNN