Donald Trump Throws His Support Behind Kanye West's 2020 Presidential Bid

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Depending on how you look at things, Kanye West's 2020 presidential campaign could have just been dealt a crushing blow: Donald Trump's support.

The 69-year-old current presidential hopeful supported the idea of Kanye's run in an interview with The Rolling Stone, quipping, "I wonder who gave him that idea."

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"He said very nice things about me in the past, and he knows my daughter a little bit, Ivanka," said Trump of Kanye. ""He's actually a different kind of person than people think, he's a nice guy."

"I hope to run against him someday," the former Celebrity Apprentice host concluded.

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Trump's not the first famous face to lend Yeezy support after his electrifying speech at the 2015 MTV VMAs. Rihanna told ET in NYC on Monday that she'd support a presidential run, and actually, threw a little shade at Trump in the process.

"I mean people are voting for Trump," she said. "Who wouldn't vote for Kanye?!"

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While Trump has been leading in some republican polls, many still view his run as more of a joke.

"It's going to be extremely difficult for Donald Trump to be taken seriously as a presidential candidate," Politico's Ken Vogel told ET in June. "That's really his fundamental challenge. The way that I think he can have an impact, even without being taken seriously, is by getting into these debates and provoking these other candidates. He's very good at that."

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