The king of never holding back and the other half to media mogul Kim Kardashian, Kanye West, sat down with BBC Radio 1 and openly offered Ikea an appeal to design furniture.
“Yo Ikea, allow Kanye to create, allow him to make this thing because you know what, I want a bed that he makes, I want a chair that he makes,” said West, pretending to be a college student who’d buy his designs. Back in his own voice, he told radio host Annie Mac: “I have to work with Ikea, make furniture for interior design, for architecture. Help them realize stuff.”
Ikea responded in a (genius) cheeky way:
Move over Swift, Ikea is now in the hot seat with the Wests. Ikea later responded formally with:
“We are really flattered for the attention around the visit, and also in Kanye West’s high interest in Ikea. There have been many speculations around potential plans for future collaborations, but we can confirm that we have no collaboration at this moment.”
Fans are now making (incredible) gag memes: