Kanye West opens up about his porn addiction

Updated: Oct 26, 2019, 11:57 IST | IANS | Los Angeles

Kanye West shared that God helped him beat the addiction.

Kanye West. Picture courtesy: Kanye West's Fan club Instagram account
Kanye West. Picture courtesy: Kanye West's Fan club Instagram account

Rapper Kanye West has revealed that he'd been exposed to porn from a young age and was addicted to sex after his mother died in 2007. In an interview to Zane Lowe for his Apple Music Beats 1 show, West opened up about his porn and sex addiction, reports usmagazine.com. The "Gold digger" hitmaker said: "Playboy was my gateway into full blown pornography addiction.

My dad had a Playboy left out at age 5, and it's affected almost every choice I made for the rest of my life. From age 5, to now having to kick the habit. And it just presents itself in the open, like it's OK. And I stand up and say, you know, it's not OK."

West shared that God helped him beat the addiction. "With God, I've been able to beat things that had full control of me. That Playboy that I found when I was 5 years old was written all over the moment that I was at the MTV Awards with the Timberlands, the Balmain jeans - before people were rocking Balmain jeans - and the Hennessy bottle," he said, referring to the infamous 2009 MTV Video Music Awards where he interrupted Taylor Swift on stage.

"That was such a script out of a rockstar's life. My mom had passed a year before, and I had said, 'Some people drown themselves in drugs. And I drown myself in my addiction'," he added.

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