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Kanye: 'Today' cancellation

Rapper, writer and director Kanye West attends the

Rapper, writer and director Kanye West attends the "Runaway" New York premiere at Landmark's Sunshine Cinema in New York City. (Oct. 21, 2010) Photo Credit: Getty

 More fall-out from that Wednesday blow-out with Kanye West on "Today" - he was angered after the show aired an on-screen still of the Taylor Swift smack-down while Matt was trying to suck an apology out of him for calling George W. Bush a racist.

("How am I supposed to talk if you're going to be running this thing in the middle while I'm

  He has canceled the Nov. 26 concert.

It was to be a rather big deal - day after Thanksgiving; on the plaza; lots of tourists; help to sell new album; assuming there is one; so forth.

And so it goes. Matt was actually pretty tough on him and you could tell he basically wanted to get up and leave during the exchange. Honestly, I don't recall ever seeing Matt turn so frosty on an interview subject - his eyes squinted, he looked at Kanye like "You'd better come clean NOW."  It was quite odd, actually. Maybe Matt was still mad about Taylor...


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