Kanye West dons bizarre mask for second Michael Cohen meeting

Who was that masked man?

Kanye West was noticed meeting once more with former Trump fixer Michael Cohen for espresso on the Upper East Side on Tuesday — however this time, West was sporting the identical unusual prosthetic mask he’d been seen sporting JFK Airport a day earlier.

The pair, in addition to p.r. whiz Ronn Torossian and Israeli judo champ Or Sassoon, have been noticed at Sant Ambroeus Coffee Bar at Loews Regency Hotel.

Kanye West in a creepy mask
West donned a freaky mask for the outing.
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Sources additionally solely informed us that mayoral candidate Eric Adams was additionally meant to satisfy with West and the crew, however that he was held up at a meeting in Midtown, and West needed to head again to the airport.

When we reached out to Cohen for remark after he’d parted methods with West, he informed us that the rapper donned the mask to try to get some privateness after he’d been mobbed by followers once they arrived on the espresso bar.

Kanye West meets with Michael Cohen
We’re informed he wore the mask for privateness, though it didn’t appear to work.
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“We were just getting together,” Cohen — who met with West on the identical location earlier this month — informed us, with out elaborating on what was mentioned.

“The purpose [of the mask] was so that people would not recognize him … the first 10 minutes we sat down, he was mobbed by people … who wanted photos, and to say hello. So he put on this mask to give him some anonymity, which interestingly enough, did not really work.”

Michael Cohen and Kanye West at St Ambroeus
Cohen and West — pictured right here on Tuesday — beforehand met up in the identical spot earlier this month.
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(When we prompt to Cohen that perhaps he ought to strive sporting a mask round city for extra privateness, he fired again, “I’ve seen your face — maybe you need a mask!”)

“Kanye was very calm and relaxed with no security,” 5WPR CEO Torossian informed Page Six. “He was wearing the mask most of the time and said he was wearing it so he could walk around freely.”

Michael Cohen
Cohen has been on home arrest since being launched from jail
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He added that, “There was no security, he was just wandering the streets with the mask. He was a pleasant guy. He and Michael Cohen were talking about real estate.”

West had been spotted at JFK a day earlier in the same rubbery mask that seemed to be of a Caucasian lady. He wore the disguise as he hopped in a yellow cab. West’s mask additionally appeared to have some smoky eyeshadow across the eyes.

In photos snapped on the fancy eatery, West appears at his telephone whereas Cohen appears away into the space.

Michael Cohen and Kanye West at a table at Sant Ambroeus
We’re informed the pair mentioned actual property on Tuesday.
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A supply additionally informed us they’d “a lot of newspapers on the table.”

Page Six beforehand reported that West and Cohen met up for java at the power spot earlier this month, although it was not clear why the odd couple have been meeting.

West — who not too long ago received clearance by an LA choose to change his name legally to “Ye” — has been noticed sporting extra elaborate masks currently, simply in time for Halloween.

The rapper — who has beforehand been identified for put on cloth face coverings over his complete head — has not too long ago upped his mask sport. He additionally wore a pale green-blue mask final week in Venice, Italy, that made him appear like an “orc” from “Lord of the Rings” — or maybe a extra menacing cousin of “Shrek.”

Michael Cohen and Kanye West at Sant Ambroeus
West headed again to the airport after their meeting.
Tori Schneebaum / PageSix.com

Cohen was sentenced to a few years in jail in December 2018 for tax fraud and different costs. He was released in May 2020 attributable to considerations about COVID-19, however has been underneath home arrest.

He informed us that he has 33 days left in his sentence, and that he’s allowed to depart the home throughout sure hours on numerous days, underneath his home arrest association, equivalent to two hours on Tuesday mornings.

He was then seen headed into Central Park.

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