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Twitter suspends the account of American rapper Kanye West

Twitter suspends the account of American rapper Kanye West

DrThe Twitter online service owns the social media account of the controversial American rapper Kanye West locked. I did my best. Twitter owner and Tesla CEO Elon Musk justified the move in a tweet Thursday night. “The account will be banned.”

Musician Kanye West, who now calls himself Ye, posted a photo of the Star of David entwined with a swastika. In an interview with well-known far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, the artist previously sparked outrage over his fan-favorite statements about Hitler and the Nazis. The 45-year-old said, “I love Hitler” and “I love the Nazis.”

Parler sale has been cancelled

Shortly after the performance, Parler, the online network’s parent company, announced the cancellation of a proposed sale to West. This decision was made in mid-November to the benefit of both parties. West and Parler announced in mid-October that the rapper wanted to buy out the right-wing internet network founded in 2018. This was especially true among supporters of the former US president. Donald Trump established. West justified his intention to buy by the fact that he wanted to stand up for “free speech” — and it appears he was also looking for a new platform after deleting his Instagram and Twitter posts.

Several companies recently terminated their collaboration with the rapper due to West’s anti-Semitic comments. Among them are the German sports goods manufacturer Adidas, the fashion chain Gap and Balenciaga luxury brand.

It was in October muskwho sees himself as an advocate for freedom of expression, still welcomes the musician’s return to the social media platform.

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