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'Nightly Show' Contributor Calls Kanye's 'Famous' Video 'Gross'

Franchesca Ramsey appears on a segment on The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore
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Franchesca Ramsey appears on a segment on The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore.

The range of opinions on Kanye West's controversial "Famous" video are all over the map, from French Montana, who dubbed it a stroke of "genius," to Lena Dunham, who said it made her feel "sad and unsafe." 

On Wednesday night The Nightly Show contributor Franchesca Ramsey had her say during a #Hash it Out segment in which she said the "gross" video doesn't look like a bunch of celebrities sleeping, but more like a "crime scene." Scrolling through a series of tweets in which 'Ye's fans defended the video as "one of the most valuable pieces of art in our time," Ramsey rolled her eyes and wondered if any of them had ever heard of Andy Warhol or Georgia O'Keefe.

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The “Famous" video depicts lifelike versions of George W. Bush, Donald Trump, Anna Wintour, RihannaChris BrownTaylor Swift, Kanye West, Kim Kardashian West, Ray J, Amber Rose, Caitlyn Jenner and Bill Cosby lying naked in bed alongside West.

Ramsey wasn't nearly done with her criticism, taking West to task for his originality in appropriating the visuals from artist Vincent Disederio and slamming the clip for being "so misogynistic" thanks to its exploitation of women's bodies. "You've got Rihanna next to Chris Brown, the dude that abused her," she said. "And let's not forget the video has multiple women in bed with an alleged serial rapist," Ramsey added about comedian Bill Cosby, who has been accused by dozens of women of alleged sexual impropriety. 

Check out the whole rant here:

 

 

 


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