Kanye West has said a lot of controversial things. One time, he went off script on a hurricane Katrina fundraiser and said former US President George Bush "doesn't care about black people." On another occasion, he interrupted Taylor Swift's MTV Video Music Awards acceptance speech to suggest that Beyonce probably deserved it more. The outrage his previous remarks have caused, however, can't even compare to the backlash the musician has just received from the internet over his recent slavery comments.

"When you hear about slavery for 400 years... for 400 years? That sounds like a choice," Kanye said during an appearance on TMZ. He later used Twitter to explain his claim: "Of course I know that slaves did not get shackled and put on a boat by free will. My point is for us to have stayed in that position even though the numbers were on our side means that we were mentally enslaved."

Slavery in America started in 1619 when a Dutch ship brought 20 African slaves to the British colony of Jamestown, Virginia. During the years, rebellions did occur within the system. For example, historian Herbert Aptheker published a study called American Negro Slave Revolts, and has found records of "approximately two hundred and fifty revolts and conspiracies in the history of American Negro slavery."

Despite the horror slavery reminds us about, Black Twitter has come up with some alternate reality moments in which slavery was a choice. Scroll down to check them out and upvote your favorites!

Kanye West has just suggested that African-American Slavery was a "choice"

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To watch the interview, see the video below

Later, the rapper used Twitter to explain his claim

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But that didn't stop the internet from responding in the best possible way

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Matthew A 10 months ago

This made me laugh so hard

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Matthew A 10 months ago

That's weird, how come they're just choosing to stay there??

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Moo Jar 10 months ago

So funny

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Danny Boi 10 months ago

Oh dang roasted!

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varwenea 10 months ago

Cotton pickin' playlist

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Moo Jar 10 months ago

😂

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Matthew A 10 months ago

This is hilarious

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Deepa Patil 10 months ago

Lol! I'm dying

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Matthew A 10 months ago

I'm laughing so hard at this 😂

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Anthony Peterson 10 months ago

Brilliant on so many levels.

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Matthew A 10 months ago

Literally how Kanye thinks it was

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Matthew A 10 months ago

The whole whip: *whuapoosh!*

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Matthew A 10 months ago

I love when that happens

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Matthew A 10 months ago

Lmao I feel bad for laughing

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JMQ 10 months ago

HAHAHAHAHA!

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Moo Jar 10 months ago

Hahaha

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Moo Jar 10 months ago

He is so stupid

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Alex Craig 10 months ago

I love this one so much. I know everyone is sticking it to the lunatic Kayne. But everyone in this are so happy. Sorta cute really.

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Gwen Johnson-Brown 10 months ago

Hollared!

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Matthew A 10 months ago

This is so funny 😂

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Moo Jar 10 months ago

😂😂

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Terror from Beyond Space 10 months ago

... when you get accepted to an Ivy League plantation.

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Jurgen Shantz 10 months ago

whos gonna tell him...

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Capermom 10 months ago

Bwahahah..!!

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Alex Craig 10 months ago

Oh that's so sweet, How did you ask her out? ha ha. Seriously though you guys are such a gorgeous couple.

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Cyndi H 10 months ago

Oh my... Laughing so hard im crying!

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Thomas Ewing 10 months ago

I'm the fourth one from the right, bottom row...

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FABULOUS1 10 months ago

This made me laugh so hard, I spit hard boiled egg across the room

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Grumble o'Pug 10 months ago

I lived for this show!

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alwright 10 months ago

Damn

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Danny Boi 10 months ago

If you liked it then you should have put a chain on it.

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Alex Craig 10 months ago

What on earth did Rhianna just hear?

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Acquandist Hamilton 10 months ago

I'm literally crying. LOL!!!!

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Moo Jar 10 months ago

Haha

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Pamula Furness 10 months ago

lmfao!

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Gwen Johnson-Brown 10 months ago

But, she thirrrrrrrrrrsy.

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Elena Adams 10 months ago

COPICKERS

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sh 10 months ago

Ray's Boom Boom Room?!

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Rebekah 10 months ago

new spirituals... LOL!!!!

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Oh No NoT ThIs AgAiN

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Ema Počubayová 10 months ago

OMG XD

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Gwen Johnson-Brown 10 months ago

"Shut up...GET IN."

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Danny Boi 10 months ago

*Cotton

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