Kanye West Slams Media After Wheelchair Controversy: "Pick a New Target"

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Don't look for any apologies here

Kanye West is continuing his headline-making tear across Australia … even if that's what he really doesn't want to happen.

After the rapper took heat for calling on a fan (who turned out to be in a wheelchair) to stand up at his concert Friday, West went on a rant against the media during his show in the country Monday. 

"Pick a new target, 'cause I'm not one of these dumb-ass artists that you're used to," West said at his Brisbane concert. 

He said the media will cover stories such as "Kanye West buying ice cream" and a jet-skiing squirrel while ignoring issues such as kids being killed in Chicago or unnamed people being shot by police. 

He said the media were trying to "demonize" him, and went on to call out Matt Lauer, Michael Strahan, Whoopi Goldberg and Robin Roberts, saying efforts to discredit him won't work, noting he is "a married Christian man with a family" who makes sure "everybody has as good of a time as possible" at his concerts.

Watch the video below. 

 

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