Left Kayne West attends the Vogue 95th Anniversary Party : Photocall as part of the Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Spring/Summer 2016 in Paris on Oct. 3, 2015. Right Rapper Wiz Khalifa attends the 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles, Calif. on Jan. 10, 2016. Dominique Charriau—WireImage; Joe Scarnici—Getty Images

Kanye West's Epic Twitter Rant Has Been Turned Into Shakespearean Tragedy

Jan 28, 2016

Yesterday, the world was captivated by the biggest drama since William Shakespeare debuted Romeo & Juliet for an audience at London's Theater (that's a precursor of The Globe, nerds). It pitted Kanye West against Wiz Khalifa in an epic Twitter feud that quickly turned into high art. Specifically, a Shakespearan tragedy.

In the supernova of a public meltdown, which has been deleted from the rapper's Twitter account, West accused Khalifa of many things, but none worse than this: "You have distracted from my creative process." West also noted that "#Wizwearscoolpants," a jibe so harsh it sounds like West was using MIT's Shakespearean Insult Generator.

Now, I Am Alan Partridge star and Internet hero David Schneider has transformed West's rant into a monologue worthy of treading the boards at The Globe itself. In a Twitter video, Schneider reads West's irate tweets as a Shakespearan actor, turning phrases like "you were wearing cool pants" into a speech that is almost heartbreaking.

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