On Saturday, Kanye West “auditioned” before Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urbanand Harry Connick Jr. in San Francisco, California on the set of the FOX show during its auditions for its 15th and final season, E! News has learned. Pregnant wife Kim Kardashianaccompanied the rapper and also hung out with host Ryan Seacrest. The final auditions were held in the city on Sunday and the show returns in January.
“Look who’s going to Hollywood! #IdolAuditions #kanyewest,” Seacrest, who also produces Keeping Up With the Kardashians, said on Instagram.
“SURPRISE!” Kim, who covered her baby bump in a black maxi dress and long, black jacket, wrote on Instagram.
She posted a photo of TV monitors showing Kanye’s “audition.” Kanye sported a black T-shirt, black jeans, brown jacket and gold chain. Lopez and Connick are seen smiling. As seen in videos leaked by fans, and performed his 2005 hit “Gold Digger” for the panel.
The rapper, Kim, 34, and daughter North West, 2, had traveled to San Francisco over the weekend to attend the Democratic National Committee fundraiser for President BarackObama. the rapper served as the headlining performer at the Saturday event. The president took to the stage and gave Kanye some important advice, with regard to his future 2020 presidential bid. Kim later revealed their gift for Obama.
He’s going to Hollywood! Kanye West swung by to audition for our judges and of course, he got a golden ticket!!