What social media has been waiting for
Just when it had gone a little quiet on the law-themed social media sensation front comes …
Yes, Kanye West has become a law student — in Twitter parody world at least.
The account, which has garnered over 7,000 followers after a flurry of brilliant recent tweets, seeks to draw upon West’s fame for spouting nonsense — to such an extreme degree that even President Obama has dubbed him “a jackass” — and interweave this with the law student experience.
Here are the Legal Cheek team’s 10 favourite efforts:
If I was a judge, instead of having the bailiff say “all rise,” I would just start playing Stand Up by Ludacris. #LawSoHard
— Kanye WestLaw (@Kanye_WestLaw) September 8, 2014
Explain my swagger? Homie it speaks for itself: Res Ipsa Swaguitur.
— Kanye WestLaw (@Kanye_WestLaw) April 16, 2013
If the opinion was written before 1900, it might as well be a Busta Rhymes album cause I won't understand a word of it. #LawSoHard
— Kanye WestLaw (@Kanye_WestLaw) August 29, 2013
These hoes keep breaching their fiduciary duty of loyalty
— Kanye WestLaw (@Kanye_WestLaw) June 9, 2014
Wooooooooaah oh oh OH, it’s Mr. Adversely Possess yo girl.
— Kanye WestLaw (@Kanye_WestLaw) July 3, 2014
I guess I violate the Rule Against Perpetuities cause I'm gonna be holding the people's interest for a lot longer than 21 years.
— Kanye WestLaw (@Kanye_WestLaw) November 13, 2013
Let's have a toast for the douchebags… on second thought let's not. I'm in law school. There are too many douchebags and too little $$$.
— Kanye WestLaw (@Kanye_WestLaw) October 19, 2013
Started from the bottom now we're here (pending bar admission ceremony and gainful employment.)
— Kanye WestLaw (@Kanye_WestLaw) October 14, 2014
Attorney-client privilege, therapist-patient privilege… Where da Kanye privilege!? Don't people know it's a privilege to talk to me?
— Kanye WestLaw (@Kanye_WestLaw) July 16, 2014
The probative value of my swag is not substantially outweighed by the risk or unfair prejudice to the haters.
— Kanye WestLaw (@Kanye_WestLaw) January 29, 2014