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Adidas Plans to Resell Remaining Yeezy Sneakers

Following Adidas’ infamous split from Yeezy brand founder Kanye “Ye” West following repeated antisemitic statements in October, sneaker fans (and the rest of the world) wondered what would happen to the leftover pairs of the once highly lucrative, now-defunct shoe line. Following months of considerations, the German sportswear company has finally announced that they have […]

Kanye “Ye” West Focus of BBC Documentary, Podcast

Britain’s BBC is set to host a documentary and eight-part podcast about the cultural reckoning over the life and career of rapper turned fashion mogul Kanye “Ye” West. With the working title We Need to Talk About Kanye, the BBC Two film will be produced by investigative journalist Mobeen Azhar, who explored Britney Spears’ conservatorship […]

Anti-Defamation League Releases New Report on Impact of Kanye “Ye” West’s Antisemitic Statements

The Anti-Defamation League, the international Jewish non-governmental organization focused on civil rights law, has released a report linking Kanye “Ye” West’s anti-Semitic statements to real-world anti-Jewish sentiment on social media and in real-world physical spaces. Since October 2022, the ADL’s Center on Extremism has documented at least 30 antisemitic incidents that directly reference West and […]

Rapper Theophilus London Reported Missing

Theophilus London, a rapper who was born in Trinidad and Tobago, has been reported missing by his friends and family, according to his representatives. London’s family filed a missing persons report with the Los Angeles Police Department on Tuesday, as the musician reportedly hasn’t been heard from since July, according to a statement. His team’s […]

Guest Column: Ye Is Bringing My Childhood Fears to Life

In third grade, I practiced holding my hand in a bowl of ice water, training myself to endure pain for the coming concentration camps. After learning about Anne Frank and the horrors of the Holocaust in my synagogue’s Sunday school, I became terrified that black-booted Nazis would come stomping down the hallway. I have grown […]

Kanye West’s Honorary Degree Rescinded From School of the Art Institute

Kanye “Ye” West’s honorary doctorate from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago has been rescinded, it was announced Thursday. “The School of the Art Institute of Chicago condemns and repudiates Kanye West’s (now known as Ye) anti-Black, anti-Semitic, racist, and dangerous statements, particularly those directed at Black and Jewish communities. Ye’s actions do […]

Sacha Baron Cohen’s Borat Roasts Donald Trump, Kanye “Ye” West at Kennedy Center Honors

Sacha Baron Cohen’s Borat character stole the show at the 2022 Kennedy Center Honors on Sunday night as he took aim at rapper Kanye “Ye” West after his antisemitic comments cast a shadow over a dinner with U.S. President Donald Trump, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. “Before I proceed, I will say I am very […]

President Biden Condemns Holocaust Denialism and Antisemitism

Amid a historic uptick in antisemitism in the United States, President Joe Biden tweeted an unequivocal rejection of hate speech and admiration for Nazi leader Adolf Hitler on Friday, less than a day after Kanye West repeatedly told conspiracist Alex Jones “I like Hitler,” while praising the Nazi regime on Jones’ Infowars talk show. “I just want to make […]

Elon Musk Confirms Kanye West’s Twitter Account Suspended After Posting Swastika

Kanye “Ye” West has been suspended from Twitter after he tweeted a now-deleted post featuring a swastika Thursday evening. After a chaotic day that saw the rapper appear on Alex Jones’ Infowars show and repeatedly say he liked Adolf Hitler, Ye posted a series of controversial tweets, including supposed text messages between himself and Twitter […]

Kanye West Will No Longer Buy Social Media App Parler

Kanye “Ye” West is no longer buying conservative media platform Parler, the company said Thursday. “In response to numerous media inquiries, Parlement Technologies would like to confirm that the company has mutually agreed with Ye to terminate the intent of sale of Parler. This decision was made in the interest of both parties in mid-November,” the […]

Kim Kardashian and Kanye “Ye” West Settle Divorce, Avoiding Custody Trial

Kim Kardashian and Ye have reached a settlement in their divorce, averting a trial that had been set for next month, court documents filed Tuesday showed. The former couple and their attorneys filed documents asking for a judge’s approval of terms they have agreed on, including $200,000 per month child support payments from Ye, formerly […]

Guest Column: “Hollywood’s Rabbi” Who Spoke at Trump’s Inauguration Calls on Ex-President to Denounce Kanye West and Nick Fuentes

Rabbi Marvin Hier is the founder of Los Angeles’ Simon Wiesenthal Center and its Museum of Tolerance and Moriah Films. He is the only rabbi who has ever been a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and he has won two Oscars as a producer of documentaries about the Holocaust. It isn’t […]