Ye suspended from Instagram again after post about ‘Jewish businessmen’
Instagram has again suspended the rapper and fashion designer formerly known as Kanye West from its platform over another post targeting the Jewish community.
NBC News reported Monday that the troubled musician, who legally changed his name to “Ye” last year, posted his Instagram suspension notification to Parler, a social media platform popular among conservatives he announced his intention to acquire earlier this month.
Ye had tried to post on Instagram a text exchange with Russell Simmons, the co-founder of hip-hop label Def Jam Recordings, where Simmons encouraged him to “get out of this fight and strategize” and “rebuild your business.” “.
In response, Ye sent Simmons a derogatory remark about “Jewish businessmen”.
Def Jam Recordings, a subsidiary of Universal Music Group, previously announced that West and his music label business, GOOD Music, were no longer affiliated with them, ending their partnership with the rapper last year.
Ye added in his post that he was kicked off Instagram for 30 days after posting the image on his account.
A spokesperson for Meta confirmed to NBC News that it deleted Ye’s account from its platform for violating company policies.
Major companies and organizations, including Gap, Adidas, Balenciaga, Foot Locker, CAA and Vogue, recently ended their business partnerships with the “All Falls Down” singer in response to previous anti-Semitic remarks.
Ye recently tweeted that he was planning to go “death con 3 on JEWISH PEOPLE” and accused hip-hop mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs of being controlled by Jews. Twitter temporarily restricted Ye’s account.
Star athletes Aaron Donald and Jaylen Brown have also announced their departure from Ye’s upstart sports marketing agency, Donda Sports.
Ye, who has apologized for making anti-Semitic remarks, was allowed to return to Instagram just a few days ago, poking fun at the loss of his established partnerships, saying, “I lost 2 billion dollars in a day and I’m still alive. ”
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