Best known for the lyrics that deride Taylor Swift as a “bitch,” Kanye West just premiered the video for his The Life of Pablo track “Famous” at a packed stadium event in Los Angeles. Simultaneously breaking the internet and shocking everyone in attendance at the LA Forum, the curtains drew to unveil a visual of 12 of the most famous people on the planet, all sleeping together in the same bed; naked.
The bizarre mix of George W. Bush, Donald Trump, Anna Wintour, Rihanna (who sings the hook for the track), Chris Brown, Kanye West, Kim Kardashian, Ray J, Amber Rose, Caitlyn Jenner, Bill Cosby, and of course Taylor Swift, are all depicted completely nude in some odd post-orgy scenario that channels artist Vincent Desiderio’s Sleep.
It’s hard to tell whether or not they’re all dolls or some creepy mix of both live humans and props, but it’s certainly up there on the list of most shocking and controversial things Kanye has ever done. It will be interesting to see how the inevitable backlash plays out with Taylor. And everyone else.
For those looking to watch the video in full, a second livestream event begins at 11 p.m. PT / 2 a.m. ET on TIDAL and you can stream it here below. No account required.
In addition, another stream of just the video is available below.