When ICE arrested and arrested Savage, the public rushed to justice when they learned of the possibility of his deportation. The revelation of the rapper's British heritage was surprising, and an essential part of the online discussion of his immigration status was focused on his nationality.

A mockery was made about the precarious situation, with memes shared by the public, as well as some celebrities. Chris Brown stepped into the comedic bandwagon and eventually got into a heated virtual contest with an offset over the joke. Savage 21

has finally spoken in an interview with The New York Times about this part of the incident. Of course, given the size of his immigration case, the situation is relevant. "It's like my worst nightmare," he said. "That's why it always tried to be corrected."


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"It's not about the meme, it's about the big picture," Savage explained. "But I've been through much worse things in my life than someone who has taken me into a meme," he said. "I've been shot – what's a meme? A meme is nothing. This is something I can do on the internet [turns over phone] and never see again." I look at bullet scars every day, so it's like a meme, brother? "

The arrest, while dealing with an" impossible "situation, challenged his psyche. "It's like putting you in jail and getting you to fight your case so slowly that you can fight it, so you just want to go home," he said. "Nobody wants to go to jail, especially if he does not have the money to fight it, and he has not been in court for three months."