West Cancels ‘Today’ Performance Following Lauer ‘Set Up’

By Andrew Gauthier 


After firing off critical tweets of the “Today” show earlier this week, Kanye West announced Friday via Twitter that he won’t be performing on the NBC program on November 26, as was previously planned.

“I’m not performing on the Today Show for obvious reasons,” West tweeted, then going on to say how happy he was that the world got to see just a small piece of ‘the set up.'”

What West refers to as “the set up” are the elements of his pre-taped interview with Matt Lauer that caused him to launch into a Twitter rant this week. “Today” aired the video on Thursday. More…