Kanye West reveals plans to change name and it’s really quite a mouthful

Where did he come up with this one?

Kanye West

by William Marriott |

He's never been one to shy away from a controversial comment, whether it be in his song lyrics, during an interview or out and about on the street.

But Kanye West has taken his ideas to the next level, after he announced he is planning to change his name to "Christian Genius Billionaire Kanye West."

And no, we are not joking.

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Announcing his news at the Fast Company Innovation Festival, Kanye said, "People say it's crass to call yourself a billionaire, but I might legally change my name to Christian Genius Billionaire Kanye West for a year, 'til y'all understand exactly what it is.”

His comment came after he also said, “There are only four elements: earth, wind, fire and water. And therefore playing with your iPhone is the same as playing with dirt."

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He even reinforced his plans to run to be the next President, starting to tell the audience, “When I run for president in 2024 …”

However, he was soon shot down by the members of the audience as they started to laugh, which he reportedly took issue with, and asked what they were laughing at.

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But Kayne isn't the only Kardashian related person to change their name, as his wife Kim Kardashian's BFF Jonathan Cheban has legally changed his name to FOOD GOD.

Yes, we're being serious.

He is most famous for making appearances next to his bff Kim Kardashian on her family show Keeping Up With The Kardashians.

He also travels across the world sampling weird and wonderful dishes – 365 days a year.

Yet, because of the success of his gastronomical ventures, the self-professed god of food decided to change his name.

The Mirror reported that he’s even requested his mum calls him by that moniker – could you imagine?

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