Often the positions of Kanye West vary and very crazy who trusts it... A few weeks ago the rapper still proclaimed his admiration for Hitler and National Socialism.
Yesterday, Saturday March 25, he announced he was renouncing anti-Semitism, in an Instagram post where he wrote that watching actor Jonah Hill in the movie
21 Jump Street
made him “
love Jews again
The rapper, now officially known as Ye, does not renounce any contradiction.
These outrageous releases, "
I love Hitler
" for example, caused the sportswear giant Adidas and other fashion houses to cease their collaboration with him.
He was also banned from most social networks.
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Not yet on Instagram where he wrote, without nuance: “
Watching Jonah Hill in
21 Jump Street
makes me love the Jewish people again.
No one should turn his anger towards one or two individuals into hatred towards millions of innocent people.
No Christian can be called an anti-Semite knowing that Jesus is a Jew.
Thank you Jonah Hill, I love you
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This declaration, unexpected to say the least, was received with circumspection by some of his critics.
It doesn't work like that Kanye.
The damage is done.
The seeds of hate you planted have already germinated
,” an anonymous tweeter wrote.
The rapper, who has been open about his mental health struggles, was briefly banned from Instagram last year for violating the social network's harassment policy during his acrimonious divorce from reality TV star Kim Kardashian.
Adidas said earlier this month it was still considering what to do with its huge stockpile of Yeezy merchandise, after ending its partnership with Kanye West last October.
Failure to sell clothes and shoes linked to the rapper would result in a loss of revenue of 1.2 billion euros, the group said when announcing its results for the year 2022.