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Kanye West

Under Attack

Over 'Parkinson's' Lyric On New Album

6/19/2013 12:35 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Kanye West
is being slammed as "ignorant" and "distasteful" over a lyric on his new album which uses Parkinson's disease as a punch line ... TMZ has learned.

The song in question is called "On Sight" -- which includes the lyric, "A monster about to come alive again / Soon as I pull up and park the Benz / We get this bitch shaking like Parkinson's."

Now, TMZ has learned the American Parkinson Disease Association is upset about the lyric -- with the org.'s VP Kathryn Whitford telling us, "We find these lyrics distasteful and the product of obvious ignorance."

FYI -- the APDA has been around for over 50 years and it's the largest organization in the country dedicated to helping those with Parkinson's and furthering efforts to find a cure.

So far, no response from Kanye's camp.

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256.

TJ    

Why is KIM hiding? More to the point. what is she hiding? Tummy tuck?

304 days ago
257.

benghaziBill    

Today's HP article on Paula Deen made her sound so naughty for using the N word, yet these musicians say whatever they want, be it racially, misogyny, insensitivity. Maybe if Paula sang instead of spoke.

304 days ago
258.

Slutface    

K loves fish *****

304 days ago
259.

Deion    

I don't know why it's ignorant. A slow resting tremor is the differential clinical sign of parkinson's disease, That's what they teach in medical school. Lol. Dr. Yeezy!!!

304 days ago
260.

TJ    

Wow. TMZ is just all about Kanye, since he knocked KK u.,
Hey, it worked for you, Kanye!

304 days ago
261.

Barbara    

This dude is ludicrous. HOW he EVER got in the hip hop media biz is beyond me! He is just an ignorant rapper,with no education.

There is nothing wrong with making a comparison of "shaking" with Parkinson's Disease. They DO shake, and you get the picture when compared to that.
It's this guy in general that is objectionable.He really thinks he's something he is not, and his "music" stinks. He should fired from his recording. by the people who make that crap!!

304 days ago
262.

sparky    

The man is an a**hole of the highest order, I dont think it should be that upsetting except for the fact it is clear he was just looking for somethin to rhyme and that made sense, When are people going to realize he is a Classless arrogant disgusting excuse for a human being. Good luck with that as father of your child miss Whoredashian

304 days ago
263.

deb    

I hope NO ONE n your family is ever diagnosed with an illness such as Parkinson's. You have a very young child...hopefully she will be disease free. I wouldn't wish it on anyone, but don't expect much public sympathy if she is diagnosed with ADHD, M,S Juvenile Diabetes or a mental disorder such as depression or schizophrenia after that comment. Think before you speak. You can use creative license in your craft but think about your children listening to those words as they grow up.

304 days ago
264.

deb    

I hope NO ONE n your family is ever diagnosed with an illness such as Parkinson's. You have a very young child...hopefully she will be disease free. I wouldn't wish it on anyone, but don't expect much public sympathy if she is diagnosed with ADHD, M,S Juvenile Diabetes or a mental disorder such as depression or schizophrenia after that comment. Think before you speak. You can use creative license in your craft but think about your children listening to those words as they grow up.

304 days ago
265.

Gustav LaFong    

Will his baby daughter will have his nose and Kim's butt & bush?

304 days ago
266.

Linda     

You can be rich and still be a COMPLETE IDIOT!!!

304 days ago
267.

Haywood_Jablomie    

Kanye West is a talentless douchebag. Why the media thinks people are interested in him is a mystery. He a male Paris Hilton or Kim Kardashain. Famous losers.

304 days ago
268.

lee    

hey kanhay, you are a real piece of trash. email me. we'll talk.

304 days ago
269.

tabitha28    

Seems like Mr West-Kardashian has really scrapped the bottom of the pudding cup for lyrics. But what do we expect from a narcissistic has been douche bag. Go away Kanye Kardashian....Au revoir!!!!!! Please!!!

304 days ago
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Gina    

OMG! People need to lighten up, mind their own business and not listen if it offends them!

304 days ago
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