Kanye West referred to as out for $40 HOT DOGS as outrageously overpriced ‘album listening celebration’ menu goes viral on Twitter
Kanye West has been criticized for promoting overpriced snacks at his album listening celebration on Thursday evening on the Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
A photograph of an occasion menu with ‘Kanye West Listening Occasion’ written throughout it went viral on Tuesday, because it listed insanely priced meals objects together with $40 ‘all beef kosher franks’ scorching canines, and $50 for rooster tenders.
Additionally on supply was $35 candy and salty kettle corn, $65 for an assorted snack basket, and $45 cookies and brownies.
It isn’t clear if the menu’s pricing was modified for the occasion, however the official Mercedes-Benz Membership web site options way more fairly priced objects together with a traditional scorching canine for $1.50, and a rooster Caesar salad for $7.
Going viral: This image of the ‘Kanye West Listening Occasion’ Occasion Day Menu went viral with followers shocked on the extortionate costs on supply on the album listening celebration in Atlanta
Some followers got here to West’s protection saying the costs had been for a number of objects, whereas one other Twitter person famous there have been extra reasonably priced choices accessible.
‘I purchased a full pizza on the occasion for like $15. Water and drinks had been solely $2. You might get snacks for less expensive. This is not the extraordinary stand,’ one fan wrote.
In the meantime, the rapper stored his keen followers ready virtually two hours on the occasion, as he arrived late for his personal album listening celebration.
Hungry: Kanye West has been criticized for promoting overpriced snacks at his album listening celebration on Thursday evening on the Mercedes-Benz Stadium
A packed crowd stuffed the occasion, held at Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium, solely to see West, 44, seem late on the sector to say ‘completely nothing’ as his tenth album started to play on audio system for 48 minutes, The Daily Beast studies.
USA Today additionally reported that the rapper ‘generally paced in a circle, generally trotted a couple of steps’ because the music performed round him, after arriving onstage at 9:50pm, regardless of a scheduled 8pm begin time.
His estranged spouse Kim Kardashian, who filed for divorce from the musician in February this yr, was additionally in attendance and was pictured with their kids daughter North, eight, and son Saint, 5, and sister Khloe.
Why are we ready? Kanye’s estranged spouse Kim Kardashian was seen within the viewers with their daughter North for the listening celebration in Atlanta
Crowds: A packed crowd attended the occasion, held at Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium, solely to see West, 44, seem late on the sector to say ‘completely nothing’
Look: Reviews mentioned the rapper ‘generally paced in a circle, generally trotted a couple of steps’ because the music performed round him
The Wall Street Journal picked up on West’s nonetheless actions, writing: ‘For a lot of the evening, Mr. West remained comparatively nonetheless atop a white tarp within the venue, although he additionally kneeled at occasions and danced at others.’
The assessment added: ‘General, Mr. West’s minimalist presentation conveyed a way of isolation and melancholy.’
It was additionally famous that using smoke machines used to haze throughout the occasion – the place the was a 71,000 seat capability – made it troublesome for some followers to catch a glimpse of West, who wearing pink with a balaclava-style web over his face.
Haze: Some followers within the nosebleed seats discovered it troublesome to see the rapper due to using a smoke machine, in accordance with studies