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Obama Doesn't Think He Has Kanye West's Home Phone Number

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President Obama appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live! where he read mean tweets about himself and denied knowledge of aliens. Kimmel dared to ask the US President about his notoriously strained relationship with Kanye West, with reference to a recent talk Yeezy gave at Oxford University. According to 'Ye:

I understand that I'm a servant. And with my voice, with my ability to build relationships with amazing people, speak to amazing people...Call Elon Musk out of the blue or call Obama out of the blue...he calls the home phone, by the way.

Obama sets the record straight, noting that he is a fan of Kanye's music, and believes that he is "incredibly creative," but does not have his home phone number. Sorry Kanye, busted.