News

Kanye West splits pants, brings Jesus look-a-like on stage

Kanye West splits pants, brings Jesus look-a-like on stage

KANYE'S WARDROBE MALFUNCTION: Kanye West splits his pants during the kickoff of his Yeezus tour. Photo: Associated Press

Rapper Kanye West suffered an embarrassing wardrobe malfunction on the opening night of his North American tour after his pants split onstage.

The “Stronger” hitmaker kicked off his Yeezus trek in Seattle on Saturday with an energetic two-hour set, and courted controversy by bringing out a Jesus Christ look-a-like toward the end of his performance.

West also suffered a wardrobe malfunction. A pair of grey trousers he had donned ripped along the inner seam in the middle of a song, leaving him to press on with the show with a gaping hole at his crotch.

West, who also wore a jeweled black face mask during the show, later changed out of the damaged pants during a costume switch.

The rapper’s stylist has a little extra time to replace the stage pants – he had to postpone a planned concert in Vancouver, Canada on Sunday due to “unforeseen circumstances” and will next perform in San Jose, California on Tuesday.

Recent Headlines

2 hours ago in Viral Videos

Elton John carpool karaoke

Fresh
19-overlay

James Corden asks Elton John to help him navigate Los Angeles on a rainy day.

4 hours ago in Music

After dominating Super Bowl halftime, Beyoncé announces world tour

25-overlay-3

The 40-date concert series will mark her first solo headlining tour since her 2013 Mrs. Carter shows.

4 hours ago in Music

No surprise, Adele named world’s top selling artist of 2015

adele

The British superstar saw off competition from fellow singers Ed Sheeran and Taylor Swift to be honored as the global artist of the year.

4 hours ago in Music

Justin Bieber posts cryptic Instagram message, fueling fan fears

justinbieber

For a while the 21-year-old was better known for his pop brat ways than new music, but Justin seemingly turned his attitude around with the release of his smash hit record "Purpose" at the end of 2015

5 hours ago in Entertainment

‘Star Wars’ breaks new record

24-overlay-2

The sci-fi epic, directed by J.J. Abrams, previously became the highest-grossing release in North American film history, after recently passing the $760.5 million "Avatar" hauled in in 2009.