Kanye West, Comedian? Learn All About His Big Career Goals

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Aug. 29 2014, Published 3:20 p.m. ET

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Kanye West calls himself a creative genius, but humor may be the one gift that he’s missing—not that he knows it!

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“Kanye’s dream is to star in a laugh-out-loud hit like Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy,” reveals a source. “He’s told his agent to find him a role in a big comedy, but so far no one is interested.”

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This isn’t the first time the rapper has tried to get a leg up in the funny business. In 2006, he auditioned for a cameo in another Will Ferrell flick, Semi-Pro, but the part went to Andre 3000, with the casting director admitting that Kanye was never seriously being considered. In 2007, he  filmed a Larry David–style pilot for HBO, but they passed as well.

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