An audio recording has surfaced of Kanye West having a meltdown backstage at "Saturday Night Live" in which he called Taylor Swift "fake" and said that he is more influential than Stanley Kubrick, Picasso, and the Apostle Paul.
The New York Post's Page Six obtained the audio and posted it online. [WARNING: EXPLICIT LANGUAGE]
Kanye went on the f-word-laced tirade just before last Saturday's show and reportedly wanted to walk away but was convinced to stay and perform by "SNL" boss Lorne Michaels. Kanye kept saying "don't [expletive] with me to staffers and much more.