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Drake Upset at ‘Rolling Stone’ for Choosing Hoffman Cover




Posted by Robin Paulson Categories: Movies, Music, Rants, Obituaries,

Drake Philip Seymour Hoffman on the cover of 'Rolling Stone'

Apparently for Drake, a "stolen" magazine cover is apparently worth more than honoring a recently departed star.

The 27-year-old rapper and actor was set to appear on the upcoming cover for Rolling Stone magazine when the publication informed him that they would be opting instead to highlight actor Philip Seymour Hoffman's death. Although initially ranting on his Twitter about a misquote from him about fellow rapper Kanye West in the article, Drake then wrote, "They [Rolling Stone] also took my cover from me last minute and ran the issue."

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He either quickly realized how insensitive the comment was or received backlash from fans on the social networking site, prompting him to remove the tweet and replace it with, "RIP to Philip Seymour Hoffman. All respect due. But the press is evil." The "Started From the Bottom" hitmaker has since deleted that tweet and expressed his anger at the press, pledging, "I'm done doing interviews for magazines. I just want to give my music to the people. That's the only way my message gets across accurately."

Between this and Shia LaBeouf claiming that he's no longer famous, celebrities appear to be getting more and more aggravated by the media these days. We'll see how long it takes Drake's publicist to convince him to play nice with the press again.

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