Here’s What Happens When You Tell Kanye To Limit A Speech To Five Words

Date 2016-05-21

Category Gist & Gossip

At Monday night’s Webby Awards, which honor excellence on the internet, Kanye West was faced with a most challenging predicament. Per the ceremony’s official rules, winners must limit their acceptance speeches to five words, something that seems practically impossible for the typically verbose ‘Ye. (We all remember his Video Vanguard speech at last year’s VMAs, right?)

Much to his credit, though, Kanye gamely came through and delivered the understatement of the century: “I can’t stand short speeches.”

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Kanye’s pre-taped “speech” came after a tweet-filled montage highlighting memorable moments that earned him the coveted Artist…

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