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There’s an old adage that “there’s no such thing as bad publicity,” and Kanye West The rapper sure has spent the last week pushing it to the limits. The rapper was recently caught in an anti-Semitic Twitter tirade that led to his account being locked and a October 16th appearance of him on a podcast episode. Drink Champs in which Kanye said, “”I can say anti-Semitic things, and Adidas can’t drop me. Now what? Now what?”
The sportswear company has been under pressure from the public to end ties with Kanye. However, Balenciaga and J.P. Morgan have already dropped Kanye. His attorney, CAA and CAA also dropped him.
However, Ye is now facing a battle on the biggest public front yet: Kim Kardashian’s social media. Fans have been pressuring Ye, ex-Mrs. Donde, and mother of their four children to condemn the anti-Jewish hate group comments in Los Angeles.
And on Twitter, Kim – whose lifestyle empire is estimated to be worth over $1.8 billion – finally spoke out against her ex-husband’s comments:
The swift and predictable Twitter response was contentious. One fan was furious that Kim had even been asked to respond.
Kim was protected by this fan:
Kim was challenged by a fan to go further in her anti-bigotry stance.
Kanye West continues to prove that every bottom contains a trapdoor, and that he wasn’t kidding when he rapped that “Everybody knows I’m a mother****ing monster.”