Thursday, May 23, 2024

UPDATE Kanye West Suspended from Twitter After Posting Swastika Entwined with Star of David, Supporting Balenciaga in Ad Scandal, More


UPDATE: Elon Musk Tweeted “Just clarifying that his account is being suspended for incitement to violence, not an unflattering pic of me being hosed by Ari.”

OVERNIGHT Fri Morning: Kanye West was suspended by Twitter for posting the swastika (see below) as well as defending Balcenciaga in their advertising scandal. (The designer unbelievably showed pictures of a female toddler holding teddy bears in bondage sex harnesses, which instigated charges of pedophilia.) During the day Thursday West also supported Nazis and said he was one, appearing on Alex Jones’s show. West said on another social media platform that his suspension was for 12 hours, which would mean overnight, and not be much of a punishment. He should be off for good.

EARLIER: Kanye West has just posted a picture of a swastika entwined with a Jewish star. He is disgusting, we get that. But he’s also a raging idiot, not just an anti-semite. He’s vile And this has got to stop. It’s time for Elon Musk to ban him from Twitter.

What’s wrong with this guy? Today he also advocated for the January 6th protestors as well as sang the praises of Hitler on the repulsive Alex Jones’s show. He’s allied himself with white supremacists and other villains of society. There’s nothing funny about it. West has some 30 million followers on social media, and they need to be wiped off the platform now.

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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