Kanye Wants to Chill with 'Rick and Morty' Creator Justin Roiland Because Nothing Makes Sense
The show's fans are already itching for Kanye to get involved.
Photo of Kanye by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic
Rick and Morty co-creator Justin Roiland has had a hell of a week. After months of uncertainty, Adult Swim finally ordered 70 new episodes of his show, and Roiland finally made his way out of Dan Harmon's shower. On Thursday, things got even wilder when "free thought" champion and Donald Trump admirer Kanye West tweeted that—more than Keeping up with the Kardashians—Rick and Morty is his favorite thing on TV.
Apparently psyched by the news, Roiland asked Kanye to hang out on Twitter—and now it looks like that's actually happening.
You can only imagine what kind of beautiful, dark, twisted gloopity glorp the two creators might come up with together. Animation has been part of Kanye's identity since the infamous Graduation listening party where he screened anime porn while playing his album for the first time. (His Takashi Murakami-directed music video for "Good Morning" is also a classic.) Roiland, on the other hand, shot into the Billboard Hot 100 for the first time last year with "Terryfold." Maybe it won't be Roiland's last hit, if West gives in to fan demand for a "Get Schwifty" sample on one of his next projects.
For their part, followers who stan for Kanye and Roiland didn't waste any time in guessing what they might get up to when they meet.
Other's weren't so psyched on the collaboration—whether they were liberal Rick and Morty fans who can't stand the rapper's ties to Trump, or Kanye stans who are afraid of running into Szechuan Sauce–crazed Redditors on the next tour.
Whether Roiland joins Kid Cudi, Pusha T, and Teyana Taylor on Kanye's long list of upcoming collaborators, or Kanye one-ups Logic's performance with an animated concert on Rick and Morty remains to be seen, but one thing's for sure: Shit's about to get weird.
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