Sam Burgess hits back at rapper Kanye West for calling him 'poor'

Sam Burgess hits back at Kanye West for calling him 'poor' by sending the troubled rapper a 'care package'

By Alisha Buaya For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 05:30 BST, 3 September 2020 | Updated: 05:30 BST, 3 September 2020

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Sam Burgess made headlines in July when he revealed that Kanye West had called him 'poor' to his face at a London hotel five years ago.

And on Thursday, the former NRL star, 31, cheekily hit back at the American rapper by offering to send him a 'care package for rich people'.

He told Fitzy & Wippa that his 4B clothing label - which he runs with his brothers, Luke, Thomas and George - was sending out free samples to the Stronger hitmaker.

'I'm trying to get a care package to him': Sam Burgess (pictured) revealed he is planning to send Kanye West a 'care package' of clothes for 'rich people' from his clothing label - 4B - after the rapper called the former NRL star 'poor' at a London hotel five years ago

'I'm trying to get a care package to him': Sam Burgess (pictured) revealed he is planning to send Kanye West a 'care package' of clothes for 'rich people' from his clothing label - 4B - after the rapper called the former NRL star 'poor' at a London hotel five years ago

'Funnily enough me and my brothers are designing some clothes at the moment as well, and we're trying to get a care package of our 4B label sent to Kanye,' he said.

'I'm thinking about writing to him saying, "Hey, here's a care package, we design clothes for rich people like you,"' Sam chuckled.

The saga involving Kanye and Sam began two months ago, when actor Russell Crowe shared a surprising story about an encounter he'd witnessed between the two men at a London hotel in 2015.

Care package on its way! Sam told the radio show that he is planning on sending Kanye (pictured) clothes from his brand. 'I'm thinking about writing to him saying

Care package on its way! Sam told the radio show that he is planning on sending Kanye (pictured) clothes from his brand. 'I'm thinking about writing to him saying "hey, here's a care package, we design clothes for rich people like you," he laughed

The Gladiator star, 56, claimed on Nova FM that Kanye, 43, had become annoyed with Sam for drunkenly singing along to his hit single FourFiveSeconds.

Days later, Sam appeared on the same radio program and confirmed that

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