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MTV VMA poll: Do you think Kanye West's latest apologies are sincere?

September 15, 2009 |  9:37 am

Soon after Kanye West apologized the first time for ruining Taylor Swift's acceptance speech at the MTV Video Music Awards, we polled readers to ask if they believed his remorse was sincere.

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Out of 12,000 responses, 7,000 (58%) replied, "It's a fake apology. Secretly, Kanye has no regrets and digs the infamous attention he's getting now."

After Kanye apologized the first time, he yanked it from his website, leading many people to believe that he didn't really feel regret. But then he posted a new apology.

Last night he added more mea culpa to Jay Leno: "It's been extremely difficult ... just dealing with the fact that I hurt someone or took anything away from a talented artist. I only wanted to help people. My entire life I've only wanted to give and do something that I felt was right. I immediately knew in this situation that it was wrong, that it wasn't a spectacle ... . It was actually someone's emotions that I stepped on. It was just rude — period. I'd like to be able to apologize in person .... I need to, after this, take the time off to analyze how I'm going to make it through the rest of this life, how I'm going to improve. I am a celebrity, and that's something I have to deal with. If there's anything I can do to help Taylor in the future — or help anyone — I'd like to."

Vote in our poll below plus give us your thoughts in these other polls too: Do you think Kanye West will ever win another MTV VMA? Do you think Kanye West's MTV VMA fiasco will hurt his music sales? and Was Kanye West's MTV VMA tantrum just a PR stunt for his Jay Leno gig?

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ITS A FAKE APOLOGY. PERIOD.

Posted September 15, 2009 02:08 PM Hide Post
Donald Trump was right!

Kanye, Jay Z and Beyonce" are total racist against white people with HUGE EGO'S point blank.
I'm boycotting there record labels & all of there endorsements and recommend America does the same!

yes, he's genuinely upset that he got the backlash he got and is now reversing course. Up until now, his arrogance has generally worked in his favor but now even those that may have supported him have condemned him.

That's why he's really upset.

I don't think it was sincere until Jay Leno asked about what his mother would think. That stopped him in his tracks.

i think he didnt mean a damn thing when he said he was sorry!!!! if any1 else does then forget yall!


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