And while there were plenty of particulars surrounding the engagement that caught our eye — a $1.25 million ring being one of them — perhaps the most Kanye of them all was the way he chose to pop the question: with a message plastered across the AT&T Park scoreboard.
It was not just any message, mind you. No, like all of Kanye’s most memorable missives, this one was grammatically adventurous, loaded with exclamation points, and, of course, written in ALL CAPS . It’s those personal flourishes that make his proposal all the more touching, after all.
So that got us thinking … what if, instead of scrawling “PLEEEASE MARRY MEEE!!!” on the scoreboard, Kanye had reverted back to his former self, and filled the screen with one of his bazonkers rants? We’re sure Kim would have said yes anyway — after all, when you love someone, you love all of them — and it certainly would have made for some interesting Instagrams.
With all due respect to the happy couple, here are some of Kanye’s best meltdowns, tantrums and screeds, presented in full scoreboard glory: