Occupy Wall Street Goes Nuclear, As Kanye West Shows Up

Kanye West was just spotted with Russell Simmons at the Occupy Wall Street protests down in Zucotti Park.

Cue Wall Street protesters wishing for a Kanye re-mix of one of their catchy chants, which you can learn here >

UPDATE: He left. Everyone started freaking out about him showing up.

When asked about the protests Simmons told us: “I’m here everyday. We need to take the money out of politics. It’s as simple as that.”

When we asked Kanye what he thought of the Occupy Wall Street movement, he didn’t respond.

He’s definitely the biggest celebrity to appear so far. (Russell Simmons, Susan Sarandon, and a few others have shown up.) 

Our Julia LaRoche took this picture:

Kanye West

Photo: Julia La Roche for Business Insider

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