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Fri Dec 1, 2023, 04:18 PM Dec 2023

Cornel West is one broke motherfucker.


Cornel West has been a fixture of American society for more than three decades, publishing books, teaching at Ivy League institutions, commenting on cable news, collaborating on music with Prince—even popping up in sequels to the Matrix. Ubiquity provided liquidity, with West earning an estimated $15 million or so over the last 30 years. But oddly, as he mounts an independent run for president, his net worth resembles that of a first-year adjunct professor. “I live paycheck to paycheck,” says West.

West lived in a Four Seasons condo in Boston, which he later admitted he could not afford, and rode around in a Mercedes or Cadillac. One of his four ex-wives accused West of maintaining a covert apartment in Boston for $5,000 a month to use as a love den. She also alleged that, despite not having any health conditions, he later took a medical leave from his job at Harvard to live a “secret life” with another woman in New Mexico.

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Cornel West is one broke motherfucker. (Original Post) harumph Dec 2023 OP
In more ways than one FrankBooth Dec 2023 #1
You stole my response. That was way too easy NoRethugFriends Dec 2023 #2
Shocker. FalloutShelter Dec 2023 #3
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