At one point, co-founder of Def Jam Recordings Russell Simmons, a former drug addict himself, expressed his concerns, saying "Kanye is suffering, he is unraveling in public. Time for intervention." Here, West responds to Simmons concerns:Russell Simmons wanna pray for me too
I'ma pray for him 'cause he got #MeToo'd
Thinkin' what if that happened to me too
Then I'm on E! News
West references the sexual assault allegations against Simmons
as the #MeToo movement gained strength.