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Kanye West: "What's the point of thinking?"

Kanye West visited Ellen DeGeneres' show to discuss whether he and Kim Kardashian will have more kids. Answer: "perhaps." They also talked about his freewheeling social media presence and whether pondering before tweeting might be a good idea. Answer: "What's the point of thinking?"

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Earlier this year Kanye went on one of his epic Twitter tears, staking out a number of positions. He said he wanted a $1 billion investment from Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg, that “white media” publications like Rolling Stone and the New York Times should cease commenting on “black music,” and that he was $53 million in debt and suggested it would great if some “fashion group” could bail him out. If everyone could stream his new album on Tidal, that would also be great. And textbooks should cost less.

I am of service to the world with my art and I just want to serve more,” he tweeted at the time. “Shut the (bleep) up and enjoy the greatness."

"Have you regretted anything you’ve tweeted?" Ellen asked.

"Nope," he replied.

"Nothing, never?" Ellen responded. "You don’t go maybe I should have thought about that a little longer? "

"What’s the point of thinking?" Kanye quipped. 

"What’s the point of thinking," Ellen mused. "Well, sometimes I understand, but sometimes there is a point to thinking. "

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