Kanye West Called 'Disrespectful' For Plan To Project Music Video On Historical Shrine
Kanye West's plans to project his controversial new music video onto a national landmark fizzled out on Sunday night.
The rapper told fans on his website to gather at the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas to see a viewing of his New Slaves video.
But the 35-year-old's latest publicity stunt failed to materialize even though around 500 people gathered to see the event, according to MySanAntonio.com.
A crowd of fans and protestors arrived a 11:30pm but San Antonio police officers had already stated that no permit for the projection had been issued. They warned that if someone attempted to set up a projector it would be taken down.
With no projector and no video in sight, the non-event ended as the crowd dispersed.
But that didn't prevent locals from being upset by West's plans.
Texas National Movement member Angie Alexander said: "It's very disrespectful to the people who died there."
Mark Loeffler, spokesperson for the Texas General Land Office, the Alamo's caretaker, agreed. He said: "It's sad that people have such little respect for the Alamo."
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Kim Kardashian's baby daddy had organized screenings of New Slaves at landmarks around the world. But Houston police also shut down the planned event in that city.