Kanye West Finally Apologizes to Taylor Swift
"He was very sincere," Swift says of her telephone conversation with the rapper
“Kanye did call me, and he was very sincere in his apology, and I accepted that apology,” Swift told ABC News Radio.
She added that she believes there won’t be any conflict in the future.
Earlier in the day, Swift appeared on The View and said that while she would accept a face-to-face apology from the rapper – “Sure!” – he has made no effort to get in touch with her since disrupting her best female video award acceptance speech at Sunday’s VMAs.
“He has not personally reached out or anything,” she said, “but if he wanted to say hi…”
“My overall thought process went something like, ‘Wow, I can’t believe I won. This is awesome. Don’t trip and fall. I’m going to get to thank the fans, this is so cool … Oh, Kanye West is here! Cool haircut! What are you doing there? And then, ouch. And then, I guess I’m not going to thank the fans.’ “
“I’m not going to say that I wasn’t rattled by it,” said Swift on The View, “but I had to perform live five minutes later so I had get myself back to the place where I could perform.”
Swift said she was touched by the outpouring of support from fans and fellow singers like Kelly Clarkson, who blogged that West was “a sad human being.”
“I just never imagined that there were that many people out there looking out for me, so it was really wonderful to see that people were out there defending me so I didn’t have to.”