Pres.-elect Trump poses with Kanye West at Trump Tower; says he and West are "just friends, he's a good man" and says they discussed "life." pic.twitter.com/oSyXbXkxRY
— ABC News (@ABC) December 13, 2016
Trump spokeswoman Hope Hicks confirmed to Business Insider that West was meeting with Trump. The pair later descended down to Trump Tower’s lobby for a photo op.
“We’ve been friends for a long time,” Trump said, adding that the two discussed “life.”
Asked by reporters whether he had anything to say about his meeting, West said only that he wanted to take a photo.
The pair then shared a surreal handshake before parting ways:
Here you go, Internet pic.twitter.com/kzDu4T0ACx
— Oliver Darcy (@oliverdarcy) December 13, 2016