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Watch: 'American Psycho' Inspired Commercial For Kanye West's 'Yeezus'

The Playlist By Jason McDonald | The Playlist June 18, 2013 at 12:24PM

You might feel that you should be shocked that the worlds of Kanye West, “Keeping up with the Kardashians" and “American Psycho” have all managed to crash into each other and yet…here we are. Maybe you're suffering from pop culture shock and late you’ll wake up in a cold sweat and unable to cope with the reality of the parody video you can view below.
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American Psycho Yeezus

You might feel that you should be shocked that the worlds of Kanye West, “Keeping up with the Kardashians" and “American Psycho” have all managed to crash into each other and yet…here we are. Maybe you're suffering from pop culture shock and later you’ll wake up in a cold sweat, unable to cope with the reality of the parody video you can view below.

To commemorate the release of Kanye’s latest album, Yeezus, the rapper enlisted Kim Kardashian’s fellow reality TV star Scott Disick to star in a parody of the infamous Huey Lewis and the News scene from “American Psycho.” Scott took on the role of Patrick Bateman and E! personality Jonathan Cheban plays his unknowing victim (again, more strange worlds colliding). The video is essentially a shot for shot remake of the scene, though any mention of Huey Lewis is removed and replaced with dialog about Kanye and his new album.  

All in all it’s a bit of a strange video, but we suppose they needed it to target that elusive Patrick Bateman demographic. Yeezus is in stores today. Obviously. [Miss Info]

This article is related to: American Psycho, Kanye West


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