Kanye West Claims Quentin Tarantino and Jamie Foxx Stole His Idea for ‘Django Unchained’

By Sarah Curran.

Kanye West is accusing Quentin Tarantino and Jamie Foxx of taking his music video idea and using it for their award-winning movie, « Django Unchained. »

The rapper made these claims in a new interview with Piers Morgan which was released on Saturday, October 22.

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“Tarantino can write a movie about slavery where – actually he and Jamie, they got the idea from me,” West said, during the latest episode of “Piers Morgan Uncensored.”

« The idea for ‘Django’, I pitched it to Jamie Foxx and Quentin Tarantino for the ‘Gold Digger’ music video. And then Tarantino made it into a movie, » he added.

The video for « Gold Digger » was released in 2012, while « Django Unchained » was released in 2012.

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The hit action movie follows a freed slave (Foxx) who teams up with a bounty hunter (Christoph Waltz) to hunt down the South’s most wanted criminals.

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