Kanye West is again on Twitter, posting for the primary time because the social media platform’s takeover by Elon Musk.
Ye picked up a ban final month over his antisemitic posts however returned on Wednesday evening (Nov. 2) with a present of assist for NBA basketball participant Kyrie Irving. He shared an image of the athlete on the middle of his personal antisemitism storm. Though he’s not identified to be a person of few phrases, Kanye West left the caption clean.
The DONDA rapper additionally shared a picture of Kyrie Irving on his Instagram web page earlier this week. Nonetheless, this time he added, “There’s some actual ones nonetheless right here,” within the caption. Kyrie additionally shared his assist for Ye’s Donda Academy college students after they had been dropped from a number of tournaments.
Elon Musk Denies Restoring Kanye West’s Twitter Account
When a Twitter consumer questioned Musk for reinstating Kanye West’s account, the billionaire confirmed the account was restored, though not by him.
“Ye’s account was restored by Twitter earlier than the acquisition,” Musk tweeted. “They didn’t seek the advice of with or inform me.
In the meantime, Kanye West’s submit comes after Kyrie Irving pledged $500,000 to anti-hate organizations after he shared a 2018 documentary containing antisemitic tropes. He obtained fast backlash after a hyperlink to the movie final week. Nonetheless, he stood by his actions and refused to again down.
Nonetheless on Wednesday, Kyrie issued a joint assertion with the Brooklyn Nets and the Anti-defamation League, acknowledging the harm he prompted the Jewish neighborhood.
“I oppose all types of hatred and oppression and stand sturdy with communities which might be marginalized and impacted day-after-day,” Irving mentioned within the assertion. “I’m conscious of the unfavourable impression of my submit in direction of the Jewish neighborhood and I take duty.”
The Nets will match Kyrie’s $500,000 donation “towards causes and organizations that work to eradicate hate and intolerance in our communities.” Learn the assertion in full beneath.