Kanye West Apologizes For Comments On George Floyd
Written by B87FM on October 29, 2022
Kanye West apologized for his controversial comments on the loss of life of George Floyd by evaluating the best way he’s been handled by Adidas to having “a knee on my neck.” West spoke about Floyd’s loss of life and Black Lives Matter with paparazzi on Friday.
“After I see that video as a Black particular person, it hurts my emotions,” West mentioned. “And I do know that police do assault [sic] and that America is usually racist. And I perceive that after we obtained to say Black Lives Matter, the thought of it made us really feel good collectively as a individuals. Now, afterwards there was some issues the place the cash went so as to push us to the Democratic vote.”
He continued: “So once I questioned the loss of life of George Floyd, it damage my individuals. I wish to apologize. As a result of God has confirmed me by what Adidas is doing, by what the media is doing, I do know what it feels to have a knee on my neck proper now.”
From there, West thanked God for humbling him and referenced now not being a billionaire as a result of numerous misplaced model offers within the wake of the feedback.
“So thanks God for humbling me and letting me know the way it actually felt,” Ye mentioned. “As a result of how might the richest Black males ever be humbled aside from to be made to not be a billionaire in entrance of everybody off a remark.”
General, West has misplaced partnerships with Hole, Foot Locker, Adidas, TJ Maxx, and lots of extra. Forbes estimates that the lack of so many model offers has dropped Ye’s internet price all the best way all the way down to $400 million from $2 billion.
Reacting to the backlash, West wrote on social media that he’d been “beat to a pulp,” earlier this week.
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