Executive Meddling Derailed the Kanye West Episode of Rick and Morty

**EDIT: This story was written before recent controversies.

West and the creators continued talks and made much progress, basically having an episode planned within moments, according to Harmon. West even planned to create original music for the episode. And this may be what caused the production companies to step in.

Are Rick and Morty Fans Toxic?

Mainstream media, as it tends to do when something it doesn’t understand becomes wildly popular, has relentlessly bashed Rick and Morty and its fans on accusations of fan toxicity. But even though these articles by The Telegraph and Newsweek may be (ARE) biased, the existence of fan toxicity can’t be denied. All fandoms with more than 100 members have some level of toxicity. But does Rick and Morty stand out as particularly toxic or are the show and its fans just the latest victims of mainstream media’s fear of anything new and popular?