RAPPER Kanye West has finished a lengthy acceptance speech at the MTV Video Music Awards with an announcement that he plans to run for the US presidency in 2020.
The 38-year-old took to the stage to accept the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award with a passionate 13-minute rant.
“It’s about ideas, bro, new ideas!” West said to rapturous applause.
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“People with ideas! People who believe in truth!
“As you have probably could have guessed by this moment, I have decided in 2020 to run for president.”