Kanye West's presidential candidate was full of lawsuits, bad press and Twitter rants. Now it is reported that the rapper has spent over $ 12 million of his own money.
According to his latest Federal Election Commission report, the 43-year-old spent $ 13.2 million and $ 12.5 million of his own money to run for president. According to the report, he spent $ 7.5 million on fees related to efforts to get his name on ballot papers in multiple states, and $ 210,544 on a two-page ad in the New York Times one week pre-election and $ 918,130 for campaign clothing on election day.
Kanye received approximately 66,000 votes.
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Kanye, who said he never voted, announced his candidacy for president on July 4th via Twitter. He sued many states for voting after several deadlines and was also accused of collaborating with GOP activists.
West's runner-up was 57-year-old Michelle Tidball. She lives in Wyoming, according to Forbes, describes herself as a “Biblical life coach” and said on a Bible conference call that she “doesn't see the news”.
Kanye's presidential election was the final straw for Kim Kardashian, according to published reports. She filed for divorce on February 19, after six years of marriage.