Kanye West tweets to ‘hero’ Emma Gonzalez — who tweets her own praise for Waffle House hero James Shaw Jr.
Kanye West’s admiration for gun control activist Emma Gonzalez isn’t mutual.
Just days after West declared himself fully aboard the Donald Trump train, the rapper took to Twitter to praise Gonzalez as his “hero.”
“My hero Emma Gonzalez,” he wrote Saturday night, before sharing a photo of his freshly-shaved head that he wrote was “inspired by Emma.”
Gonzalez, 18, quickly responded with a tweet of her own that mimicked the wording of West’s note, but expressed admiration for James Shaw Jr., the man who helped end the Tennessee Waffle House shooting.
“My hero James Shaw Jr.,” she wrote alongside a photo of Shaw and his young daughter.
An unarmed Shaw took down the naked gunman who opened fire at the fast food restaurant April 22. Shaw’s bravery, in which he charged at the assailant during a pause in gunfire and knocked the weapon out of his hand, likely saved patrons and prevented a death toll higher than four.
— Emma González (@Emma4Change) April 29, 2018
“I figured if I was going to die, he was going to have to work for it,” Shaw said of the moment he decided to act. “I don’t want people…