Kanye West wants to create 'Jesus Tok', a Christian version of the TikTok app

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  • Kanye West has tweeted about the idea of creating a TikTok app for Christians.
  • The rapper said the vision came to him after he was watching TikTok with his daughter.
  • Kanye says he was "disturbed" by the content on the app, which inspired him to create a Christian monitored version.


Kanye West has a "vision" for a new TikTok for Christians - "Jesus Tok".

The rapper, who has previously described himself as a born-again Christian, came up with the idea after spending time with his daughter on the popular TikTok app.

"A VISION JUST CAME TO ME... JESUS TOK," Kanye wrote. 

The star, who is also running for president in the US, added that he was "disturbed" by the content on TikTok.

"I WAS WATCHING TIK TOK WITH MY DAUGHTER AND AS A CHRISTIAN FATHER I WAS DISTURBED BY A LOT OF THE CONTENT BUT I COMPLETELY LOVED THE TECHNOLOGY."

In another tweet, he spoke about collaborating with the team behind TikTok to help make his dream a reality.

"WE PRAY WE CAN COLLABORATE WITH TIK TOK TO MAKE A CHRISTIAN MONITORED VERSION THAT FEELS SAFE FOR YOUNG CHILDREN AND THE WORLD IN JESUS NAME."


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