Kanye West Tells Joe Rogan Critical Information About the Star Wars Franchise : Leaves Him in Splits

Published 05/02/2022, 11:46 AM EDT

Several celebrities have appeared on ‘The Joe Rogan Experience’ over the years. One such person was famous rapper and music sensation Kanye West. West is known for speaking his mind. Hence, for many fans, his appearance on the podcast was nothing less than a treat.

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While both the personalities spoke about several interesting things, the musician shared a revelation about the famous ‘Star Wars’ franchise. This left many viewers in splits. In the context of being self-absorbed, he asked Rogan, “What’s the main character in Star Wars name?”

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To this, Joe Rogan replied, “Luke Skywalker”.

West went on to further question him and asked, “Who created Star Wars?”

The Spotify podcaster replied, “George Lucas”.

PASADENA, CA – JUNE 30: Comedian Joe Rogan performs during his appearance at The Ice House Comedy Club on June 30, 2017 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Michael Schwartz/WireImage)

Rogan then wondered if Lucas actually wrote it. That’s when Kanye West said, “But listen to that last name. George Luke-cas. He is the main character in Star Wars. He kissed his sister.”

Many have speculated whether Lucas named Luke Skywalker after himself. As per an article by ‘Heavy‘, the character’s initial name was Luke Starkiller. However, changing it to Luke Skywalker or Luke S. could make the name easily sound like a stand-in for Lucas.

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Saying this, West started laughing and Rogan joined him. Many viewers liked the musician’s personality. Several fans in the comment section also pointed out that the musician looked happy and that he was an interesting person to have a conversation with.

Rogan and West seemed to gel well throughout their conversation. In addition to this, fans got to see West speak his mind freely and extensively.

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Many feel that the American rapper has the tendency to rant during interviews. However, West spoke about this and cleared it out. As per him, he tells the truth. However, the UFC commentator was quite intrigued by Kanye West’s thought process.

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He further felt that the singer looks at things through layers and different perspectives. Thus, the conversation between Rogan and West must have been a delight for fans.

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JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA – MAY 09: Announcer Joe Rogan reacts during UFC 249 at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena on May 09, 2020 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Douglas P. DeFelice/Getty Images)

Apart from ‘Ye’, many other big personalities like Elon Musk, Mike Tyson, Duncan Trussell, and several others have appeared on ‘The Joe Rogan Experience’. The podcast thus gives them a platform to show a lesser-seen side of themselves. What do you think? Let us know in the comments below.

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Rohini Kottu

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Rohini Kottu is a UFC Writer at EssentiallySports. She is also a Psychologist and has a Master's degree in Clinical Psychology. Rohini, in her role as a UFC writer, combines her admiration for the mental resilience that MMA fighters have and her love for analysis.

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