17 surreal things that happened during the Donald Trump-Kanye West summit

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Wearing his Make America Great Again Hat, Kanye stated, "There was something about when I put this hat on it made me feel like Superman ..."

"Trump is on his hero's journey", West said. At another point, Kanye remarked to Trump, "You might not have expected a insane motherfucker like Kanye running up to support".

"My dad and mom separated, so I did not have lot of male energy in my home", the husband of Kim Kardashian told Trump as a crowd of journalists recorded the expletive-laden moment.

President Trump typically isn't one to be upstaged - but that wasn't the case Thursday when rapper Kanye West launched into a monologue across from him in the Oval Office, leaving even Mr. Trump almost speechless. "What I need Saturday Night Live to improve on, what I need the liberals to improve on: if he don't look good, we don't look good", Kanye said, gesturing at Trump.

Rapper Kanye West, left, shows a picture of a plane on a phone to U.S. President Donald Trump during a meeting in the Oval office of the White House on October 11, 2018 in Washington, DC. "And we met, and I just appreciate it very much".

"It was from the soul", West responded.

At the lunch, West will be accompanied by black National Football League legend Jim Brown. You better play 4D chess with me.

And NBC White House correspondent Kelly O'Donnell tweeted that West said the MAGA hat "gives him power".

"I'd like to find a lot of people like Alice Johnson".

West, who received harsh criticism for suggesting slavery was a "choice," told Trump that "we have to release the love (throughout) the country. we don't have the reparations but we have the 13th Amendment".

Trump said: "That's really nice".

The conversation began with an exchange on North Korea among Trump, Brown and West. Trump said the region was headed for war before he took over, and West commended him for stopping it.

"There is something about when I put this [MAGA] hat on that makes me feel like Superman!"

Trump said West is "a smart cookie".

The tête-à-tête also comes the same week as West's longtime rival, Taylor Swift, entered the political arena for the first time, encouraging her fans to register to vote and endorsing Tennessee Democratic Senate candidate Phil Bredesen and House candidate Jim Cooper, also a Democrat.

During the meeting, the rapper dropped the F bomb, talked about his Bipolar Disorder diagnosis, pounded on the Resolute Desk and gave the president a hug.

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