Skechers executives escorted Kanye West outside the company’s offices in Los AngelesAfter the rapper and fashion designer appeared “without warning and without invitation” on Wednesday.
in a permit Released after the incident, the shoe brand said it had “no intention of working with West” and that the artist, now known as Ye, had participated in an “unauthorized filming”.
The company added that “he and his party” were taken out of the building after a “brief conversation”.
Skechers comments come After a day from Adidas She ended her long collaboration with Ye, after a series of anti-Semitic comments Ye made in recent weeks.
“We condemn his recent divisive statements and do not tolerate anti-Semitism or any other form of hate speech,” said Skechers.
Yi has been spreading anti-Semitic conspiracy theories in interviews and on social media. And earlier this month, he sparked outrage by presenting shirts at Paris Fashion Week bearing the slogan “White Lives Matter,” a phrase associated with white supremacists.
Yi has become increasingly isolated as many brands are distancing themselves from him.
Gap, which ended its relationship with Ye in September, is now taking immediate steps to remove Yeezy Gap products from its stores and close YeezyGap.com. Balenciaga also severed relations with him, and his relationship ended The lucrative adidas deal It means Ye is no longer a billionaire. its long time CAA talent agency He is said to no longer represent him.
California’s political leaders too Join the chorus Of those who condemned Yi’s behavior this week, after the recent antisemitic events in Los Angeles — some of which specifically referred to Yi’s comments about Jews — have left residents on edge.
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