The Skechers sports shoe brand confirmed on Wednesday that rapper Kanye West was kicked out of its Los Angeles offices because he arrived unannounced and the company has “no intention of working” with him.
The rudeness is the latest in a series that has led firms such as Adidas, Balenciaga and the CAA representation agency, one of the most important in the country, to terminate its contract with the rapper for his racist and anti-Semitic comments. .
“We condemn his recent divisive remarks and do not tolerate anti-Semitism or any other form of hate speech,” a Skechers spokesperson told CNN.
All these movements are known days after the family of African American George Floyd, who was killed by a police officer in Minneapolis in 2020, announced a defamation suit against the musician, asking him to say the cause of his death is 250 million. Dollar claims. There was the use of fentanyl and not police violence.
West said in an interview on the Drink Champs podcast that Floyd died of drug use, not the suffocation of police officer Derek Chauvin, who knelt on the victim’s neck for more than nine minutes, as the body was confirmed by testing. Blame the agent.
A few days earlier, the author of “Jesus” wore a T-shirt with the message “White Lives Matter” (“White Lives Matter”), a slogan often used by white supremacists in response to the “Black Lives Matter” movement against racism. was used in. ,
Amid this cycle of provocation, Twitter and Instagram blocked West’s accounts on their platforms, where countless users reported a series of anti-Semitic comments.
He first referred to Jared Kushner, a Jew and son-in-law of his “friend” Trump, saying he was the man behind Middle East peace treaties designed to “make money”.
“I don’t think they have the ability to do anything on their own. I think they were born with money on their heads,” he continued.
The doubt as to whether he was talking about Trump or the Jewish people in general was resolved by a surge of anti-Semitic comments, which led to the blockade, especially when he used the “death with 3” style. I threatened to attack them. “DEFCON 3”), the military expression in front of a substantial war warning).
West, also known as Yeh, admitted a few years ago that he suffers from bipolar disorder and, among other striking actions, even ran for the US presidency in several states during the 2020 elections. participated as a candidate.
This story is basically . was published on 27 October 2022 at 6:18 am.