In a statement, cobbler said two officials took Ye and others out of the company’s office after a brief discussion and when he “made an illegal film.”
“Skechers does not contemplate or intend to operate in the West,” the company said, adding that it condemned the recent anti-Semitic rhetoric that had sparked a backlash among its business owners. . Representatives for Ye, who has spoken publicly about his mental health struggles and has a habit of posting inappropriately online, did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
Among the companies that have recently fired Ye are Gap and Adidas, the latter saying on Tuesday that his words and actions “are unacceptable, hateful and dangerous, and that they violate the principles of diversity and inclusion, respect and mutual. equality of institutions”. ”
Adidas, the German sports giant, previously said it was reviewing its nearly 10-year relationship with Ye after he wore a “White Lives Matter” shirt during Paris Fashion Week. He announced the decision to sever ties under mounting pressure from the Anti-Defamation League and others – and after alleged sympathizers with anti-Semitic conspirators hung flags on Los Angeles Street says “Kanye is right about the Jews”.
The event received judgment from the office of the Governor of Sacramento and the White House, the press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre says, “We must expose anti-Semitism wherever it raises its ugly head. These actions in Los Angeles are abhorrent and should be known.”