Who knew that popularity was measured in numbers and kept track of in Hollywood?
Kanye West has always been a polarizing figure–folks either love him or loathe him, and despite his past of interrupting people’s acceptance speeches and declaring that “George Bush doesn’t care about black people,” he always maintained a relatively high popularity level with people, even the ladies. But it seems that his decision to date and ultimately want to settle down with Kim Kardashian has had a negative impact on his popularity, specifically with women.
According to the Daily Mail via Q Scores, which is known as “the recognized industry standard for measuring consumer appeal of personalities, characters, licensed properties, programs and brands,” Kanye West’s popularity level started off high at 17 among women in the age range of 18-49 prior to his relationship with Kim Kardashian. But since the two became an item, parents, and engaged, West’s popularity with the same age group has dipped from 17 to just a mere 3. It’s interesting considering that this might be the happiest time of West’s life, but now it’s his least popular time with the fans. West has always been a loose canon, but being seen with a woman that is ALWAYS in the public eye (he really wasn’t always seen out and about prior to dating her) magnifies the foolery he gets involved in and makes him more of a target. And rocking a Confederate flag jacket, slap-boxing with paparazzi and beefing with TV hosts doesn’t help either…
Are you surprised that West’s popularity has sunk so low?