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Kanye West reveals ambition to end classism and bullying

Kanye West reveals ambition to end classism and bullying

Kanye West wants to design school uniforms to "end classism and bullying worldwide".

The outspoken rap star - who recently said he is "standing in front of the future" - has declared his ambition to design school uniforms in a bid to help ease prejudice and inequality.

Asked by TMZ whether there were any ambitions he omitted from his MTV Video Music Awards speech at the weekend, Kanye said he hoped to design clothes for school kids in his home city of Chicago, explaining that the move would be "a starting point for eventually ending classism and bullying worldwide".

Kanye entertained viewers at this year's MTV VMAs at Madison Square Garden in New York City as he poked fun at Taylor Swift, who he has clashed with on many occasions but most recently over his new single 'Famous' and also referenced his wife Kim Kardashian West's sex tape.

The 39-year-old star said: "I am Kanye West and it feels really great to say that - especially this year. I came here to present my new video but before I do that I'm going to talk."

Kanye - who memorably interrupted Taylor's acceptance speech when she won the Best Female Video award at the 2009 VMAs in which he said his friend Beyoncé should have won - went on to subtly mock the 'Shake It Off' hitmaker, who didn't attend this year's awards ceremony.

He said: "Now later tonight 'Famous' might lose to Beyoncé but I can't be mad. I'm always wishing for Beyoncé to win so... For people to understand just how blessed we are, ['Famous'] was an expression of our now, our fame right now, us on the inside of the TV... [I had the] audacity to put Anna Wintour right next to Donald Trump."