Maino had some questions in regards to the controversy surrounding Kyrie Irving after he shared a hyperlink to an antisemitic movie hosted on Amazon.
The NYC rapper took to Instagram on Sunday night (Nov. 6) to handle the scenario within the wake of Nike suspending their relationship with Kyrie Irving. The information from Nike comes regardless of the athlete’s prolonged apology. Kyrie additionally provided a $500,000 donation, and was given a five-game suspension handed down by the Brooklyn Nets.
Maino desires to know why individuals aren’t holding the identical power with Amazon.
“So Kyrie Irving is being held for being accountable for a hyperlink to a documentary that’s on Amazon and Amazon is a platform that it’s being shared,” Maino questioned. “So he’s being held accountable by Nike and whoever else, however Amazon will not be?”
Take a look at Maino’s feedback on Kyrie Irvin and Amazon in full beneath.
Final week, Kyrie issued an apology after sharing a hyperlink to “Hebrews to Negroes: Wake Up Black America.” Like Maino, many questioned whether or not Amazon would face any penalties for internet hosting the documentary as Kyrie Irving did for sharing a hyperlink to it.
Nevertheless, in accordance with New York Occasions, the Brooklyn Nets and the Anti-Defamation League have contacted the retailer. They despatched a letter to Amazon asking the corporate to handle the “deeply and unequivocally antisemitic” documentary.
An Amazon spokesman mentioned the corporate is exploring including a disclaimer to the movie. Anybody shopping for or renting the documentary or the guide the movie is predicated on would see the potential disclaimer.