On Monday, “the being formally known” as Kanye West was spotted at a McDonald’s in the rural Swedish town of Trollhättan, a name that roughly translates to mean “troll’s hat.” This was only the beginning of one of the more notable weeks in recent Kanye Westory, which is saying rather a lot.
At the restaurant, Ye was sporting his favorite Balenciaga Croc boots and a puzzling new haircut. He’d later debut said haircut on Instagram with the caption “¥,” which is the currency symbol for Japanese yen and Chinese yuan. (For those curious, eagle-eyed Swedes noted that Ye’s order included, among other things, a caramel frappé, spicy chicken wings, and six packets of barbecue dipping sauce. The more you know!) This was one of the few times in the past several days that West didn’t appear while wearing one of several truly haunting rubber face masks, including a