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John Legend claimed political differences are to blame for his falling out with the rapper.
During an appearance on "The Axe Files" podcast on Thursday, Legend, 43, shared a glimpse into what caused his friendship with the Donda rapper to go downhill.
"We aren't friends as much as we used to be," he revealed on the podcast, according to People. "I honestly think because we publicly disagreed on his running for office, his supporting Trump. I think it became too much for us to sustain our friendship."
The "All of Me" singer also recalled West being unhappy when Legend didn't support his decision to run for president in 2020.
"He was upset that I didn't support his run for presidency of the United States of America—for understandable reasons," Legend explained. "I wasn't alone in that, but, you know, he was not happy about that. And we really haven't been close since then."
The former friends had quite the history before things went sour, as Legend previously claimed that he met when they were both up-and-coming artists, noting that the Yeezy designer even helped him get his first record deal.
"He was living in an apartment in Newark," Legend previously stated of West, per Insider. "I would go to his place and we would work on songs. He would give me beats for my demo and I would write to them, and then I would sing hooks on his."
"Eventually, he helped me get signed to Columbia [Records]," he added at the time.
Legend and West have previously teamed up on various songs, including the 2008 track, "It's Over," and 2010's "Blame Game," although fans probably shouldn't expect more collabs anytime soon.