After CNN’s Lemon Says Tonight’s WHCD Is Honoring Free Speech, He Attacks Kanye for ‘Not Understanding the Power of His Words’
REPORTER: "People are talking about Kanye West, the president. What's happening do you think out there in the world?"
LEMON: "I've gotten a will the of questions about it here on the red carpet and people in general about Kanye West. I said the same thing. This is B object, tonight is about the free press. Freedom of speech. Kanye West is free to speak his mind and say whatever he wants, but when you that, you should realize the power of your words and your platform and you should know what you're talking about and if you are supporting something that's detrimental to your own culture as a person of color or for me as a person of color who happens to be gay. That's it."