BARACK Obama’s half-brother has known as the previous US president a “snob” — and is urging Individuals to vote to reelect President Donald Trump.
Malik Obama, 62, advised the New York Submit in an interview revealed on Saturday that he believes his estranged half-brother, the 44th president, “received wealthy and have become a snob.”
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Malik Obama is seen right here together with his half brother, former President Barack Obama, on the day of his wedding ceremony with Michelle Obama[/caption]
“What I noticed was he was the sort of individual that desires individuals to worship him. He must be worshiped and I don’t try this,” Malik mentioned, talking from the village of Nyang’oma Kogelo, in Kenya.
“I’m his older brother so I don’t try this.”
Earlier this month, Malik launched a self-published memoir, titled Huge Dangerous Brother From Kenya, which reportedly took him 22 years to write down.
The 435-page ebook particulars he and Obama’s gradual falling out — which got here after the 2 maintained an excellent relationship for years, together with when Obama was within the White Home.
Malik, per the Submit, wrote in his memoir that in 2009, he and Obama “had an enormous battle on the cellphone as a result of he was not in assist and insisted I shut down the web site and never proceed with the inspiration.”
“He had his causes however I used to be not having any of it,” Malik mentioned. “We talked late into the night time that night time. He threatened to ‘minimize me off’ if I continued with the thought.”
The muse the 2 apparently fought about was created by Malik and named after Barack Hussein Obama Sr, the daddy they shared who died in a automotive accident in 1982.
The information outlet reported that in 2011, that the inspiration did not register as a tax-exempt, federally acknowledged nonprofit, and reportedly claimed that it had.
The half brothers met in 1985 when Obama was 24 years outdated.
Malik, who has twin citizenship in Kenya and the US, lived within the US for years and was Obama’s greatest man at his wedding ceremony to former First Woman Michelle Obama in 1992.
After years of an excellent relationship, Malik now thinks his youthful half-brother ‘received wealthy and have become a snob’[/caption]
The brother typically visited the White Home throughout Obama’s two phrases as president.
Malik wrote in his memoir that regardless of their being brothers, he felt as if Obama deserted the household he had in Kenya.
He claimed that he advised Obama their aunt was residing near poverty and wanted monetary assist, to which he mentioned Obama advised him in response that he was broke.
Malik mentioned that in Obama’s go to to Kenya in 2015, he requested for help for his aunt, Hawa Auma Hussein, their dad’s sibling.
Malik is seen right here holding a photograph of himself, a buddy, and Obama, whereas in Kenya[/caption]
“It was awkward as I attempted to convey Auntie Hawa’s needs to her nephew,” Malik mentioned. She needed him to look out for her, construct her a home, and many others. I advised him he owed it to her, to the household for him to do something, one thing.”
Malik mentioned that one other aunt, who illegally squatted in public housing models in Boston, Massachusetts, died with none cash in 2014.
When Malik mentioned he requested for $20,000 to deliver her physique again to Kenya, he mentioned Obama advised him the quantity was “an excessive amount of,” however gave the household $5,000.
“She actually had been good to him,” Malik wrote within the memoir.
Malik is seen right here with different Obama kinfolk within the village of Kogelo in Kenya, simply earlier than Election Day in 2008[/caption]
Malik is encouraging US voters to re-elect President Donald Trump as a substitute of his brother’s former vice chairman, Joe Biden[/caption]
“I don’t perceive how someone who claimed to be a relative or a brother can behave the best way that he’s behaving, be so chilly and ruthless, and simply flip his again on the individuals he mentioned had been his household.”
In the course of the 2016 election, Malik mentioned he was supporting Trump over Hillary Clinton, the Democratic nominee trying to fill his brother’s sneakers.
He advised the Submit: “[I’m] 110 % nonetheless with Trump.”
“He’s not pretend. He tells us the best way he sees it. He’s daring and fearless and he’s robust.”
As for Joe Biden, the 2020 election’s Democratic nominee, Malik mentioned: “I don’t assume he’s going to make it. His tooth are falling off.”
“He appears like he’s going to drop lifeless.”
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On Saturday, Malik tweeted: “I’m not jealous of anyone. I’ve by no means envied anyone as a result of I’m Malik.
“However no one takes benefit of me, humiliates me, disrespects me and I say nothing. I like household and have quaint values however sufficient is sufficient. If one doesn’t unload the load it turns into insufferable.
“I’m the primary born and am due my God given proper. Obama is a snob that has been corrupted by energy,” Malik tweeted. “I supported him all these years for him to provide me the finger. No. I’m a person not a wimp.”