Been wondering what the deal is with Kanye West, anyway? Don’t worry — you’re not alone. And also, rejoice, because Dr. Phil has some answers for you.
McGraw opined that West suffers from a
“You can’t be that wrong that many times in a row unless you’re working at it,” McGraw said of West.
McGraw did admit that West’s social-media blowups are an effective attention-getting technique, but nonetheless tut-tutted society’s tendency to over-share. “We’re in a generation now where everybody thinks you need to have an audience for everything,” McGraw said. “Listen, I don’t need to know that you just brushed your teeth, and I don’t need a picture of it.”
He also cautioned that posting one’s thoughts on social media has its perils.
“Now, you say something incredibly stupid, and it just goes wall to wall and they’re reading it in China in five seconds,” McGraw said. “It just goes all over the place. You used to be stupid and get away with it.”