If you recall, the musician-turned-fashion designer made headlines in 2018 when he vocalized supported the controversial former president Donald Trump.
He also faced backlash in 2018 after he said slavery was “a choice” during an appearance on TMZ. He was confronted by former TMZ correspondent Van Lathan, who said, “We have to deal with the marginalization that comes from 400 years of slavery that your He said it was a choice. Frankly, I am disappointed; I am horrified.”
Kanye apologized shortly after. “I’m sorry for the people who felt let down at the time, and I’m also thankful that they gave me the opportunity to talk to them about the way I was thinking and what I was going through and what led up to that,” Kanye said. he said during an interview with radio 107.5 WGCI.
Well, the 45-year-old caused another controversy Monday in Paris when he debuted the ninth season of his Yeezy collection and wore a “White Lives Matter” T-shirt:
According to the ACLUthe BLM movement, which began in 2013, is the culmination of the work of several organizations, including the Black Youth Project 100, Dream Defenders, Assata’s Daughters, the St. Louis Action Council, Millennial Activists United, and the Organization for Black. Struggle and more black organizations.
The movement itself has achieved several things. For example, it led to the creation of four reports in 2014 that exposed widespread police corruption in Baltimore, Chicago, Ferguson, and Cleveland.
And because of this, the “White Lives Matter” response, and Kanye using the catchphrase, is even more problematic. Therefore, the people were disappointed.
Kanye hasn’t commented on the backlash, but we’ll update you if he does.