Attention Everyone Except Hackers: Oval Office Footage Shows Kanye’s Phone Password On Camera [WATCH]

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Jena Greene Reporter
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Kanye West’s historic Thursday meeting with President Donald Trump in the Oval Office covered a variety of complex topics, including prison reform, mental health, and race relations in the U.S.

The discussion was swift, immaculately documented, and complicated. Millions of Americans looked on as an ostensibly iconic moment unfolded on live television.

Something less complex, but perhaps equally as important, however, was a four second moment captured by a camera positioned behind Kanye, who was in the midst of his full-throated sermon. (RELATED: Kanye West: ‘Leave Elon Musk The ‘F*ck Alone’)

Kanye unlocked his phone to show the president a markup of a potential new Air Force One aircraft.

But unlocking your phone is pretty routine, right? Something millions of people do every day with little significance?

Wrong. Very, very wrong.

If you look close enough, you can see Kanye type a simple six-digit code to unlock the device. And it looks a loooot like “000000.”


Not a whole lot of finger tapping variation going on there, huh?

This means one of two things. Either Kanye West isn’t as much of a genius as we thought he was, which is pretty much impossible since we just saw him go on a 20 minute monologue about everything from gun laws to education to mental health, or he’s light years ahead of all of us.(RELATED: Kanye West Has A Huge Plan For Colin Kaepernick, And It Involves Donald Trump)

Think about it. Think about how long we’ve all spent trying to concoct the perfect password for our phones and computers. It can’t be too obvious, like your birthday. It can’t be too sensitive, like your social security number. And it can’t be too complicated, like your wedding anniversary because let’s be honest, nobody really remembers that anyways. Especially when it counts.

We’ve spent a ton of time and money on phone security, iCloud backups, tornado-proof safes, and life-proof tech cases to keep our stuff secure. When all this time, we’ve been overthinking it. We should have just typed in “000000” and hoped for the best, like Kanye. It seemed to get him pretty far.

And while we were at it, we should start holding our laptops like this too:

Somebody put this man in charge of US Homeland Security immediately.

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