KANYE West broke down in tears during a radio interview.
The 37-year-old rapper – who has 18-month-old daughter North with wife Kim Kardashian West – was speaking about his fashion teacher Louise Wilson, who was a professor of fashion design at Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design in London, who died last year, when he started sobbing on BBC Radio 1.
In an interview with Zane Lowe, he said, “I went to Louise Wilson’s memorial. The greatest fashion instructor of all time. And I’m talking about of all-timers, if we’re talking about Paul McCartney, then we have to talk about Louise Wilson.
“Louise Wilson was the baddest professor of all time, of any fashion school, ever. Notorious, for not letting people stop at a seven or an eight, pushing people to a 12.”
After praising the instructor’s persistence when it came to inspiring her students, the ‘Bound 2’ rapper recalled the pair’s last meeting before her death in May 2014 when she advised him on raising his daughter, which caused him to start sobbing and the interview to be halted.
However, the performer later returned and explained he was “OK” following the emotional moment.
He added, “That’s never happened to me in an interview before. I’m OK.” BANG!