Kanye West White Lives Matter Yeezy T-shirt Controversy: Fan Backlash On Twitter
The well-known American rapper Kanye West added another controversy to his name when on Monday, October 3, together with Candace Owens, he wore a White Lives Matter t-shirt during Paris Design Week. Ye’s controversial choice drew polarizing responses from netizens, with many criticizing him mainly as a result of his race. Be that as it may, the matter doesn’t seem to end anytime soon as 45-year-old rapper Kanye West responded with a more controversial comment about the ‘Black Lives Matter’ movement as a scam.
Kanye says the Black Lives Matter movement was a scam 😳‼️ pic.twitter.com/fyfAXYKuPV
– Rap TV (@Rap) October 4, 2022
Ye posted an Instagram post catering to the social and political movement when he said, ‘Everyone knows that Black Lives Matter was a scam.’ Now it’s over. No problem’. Kanye West led his call to end the Black Lives Matter movement by wearing the White Lives Matter Yeezy T-shirt. However, the deeply enlightened rapper deleted the story a few hours after the fact. After posting a story labeling the ‘Black Lives Matter’ movement as a scam, Ye deleted the post. However, his story started another discussion on social media, dividing people once again. Many called Kanye West a hypocrite, while others agreed with the rapper as he examined the people behind BLM’s alleged misuse of donations.
Kanye West AKA Ye Responds To Outrage Over His White Lives Matter Yeezy T-Shirt
Ye continues to be at the center of controversy with his latest disclosure at his YEEZY Season 9 fashion show during Paris Fashion Week. While her collection drew huge crowds and interest both face-to-face and online, it was what she wore that drew the most consideration and shock from viewers. Photographs of the designer wearing a ‘White Lives Matter’ t-shirt have been making the rounds on the web, with many taking to social media to condemn the message. Many models reportedly wore the shirt featuring the slogan on the runway, as well as one conservative commentator, Candace Owens, who shared a photo of herself wearing the shirt on Twitter.
The movement cannot be a scam since the union of many people in search of a common good was legitimate, recognizing the value of blacks and the disadvantages against the system (particularly the United States).
The organization you capitalized on is a scam. They took advantage. pic.twitter.com/RXa6NZ1Ucx
– Daniel Ferreres Ondó (@FerreresOndo) October 4, 2022
Ye posted an Instagram post catering to the social and political movement when he said, ‘Everyone realizes Black Lives MATTER was a scam.’ Now it’s over. No problem. Kanye West, aka Ye, led his call to end the Black Live Matters movement by wearing the White Lives Matter Yeezy T-shirt. In any case, the highly decorated rapper deleted the story a couple of hours after the fact.
Social media reacts to rapper wearing a White Lives Matter t-shirt
One user on Instagram offered his point of view commenting on how this current circumstance accelerates ‘white supremacist ideology’ and that there is nothing surprising about ‘two black celebrities wearing ‘White Lives Matters’ t-shirts. Numerous other top celebrities like Jaden have also taken to social media to communicate their interests, singling out Ye as a leader in the music and fashion industry, for perpetuating hate and calling on the rapper to push for a more progressive future.
Mans selling Jesus t-shirts for 80 dollars talmbout scammers. pic.twitter.com/jIrsypoeq2
— Jamaican lottery schemes (@JusticeBeevur) October 4, 2022
Social media users from around the world and from numerous industries criticize Ye for his stance and push him to send hate messages that provoke racism. Kanye West’s choice to wear a White Lives Matter t-shirt is disgusting, dangerous, and unreliable. Some of you will run to protect him. You should be wondering why a user tweeted. Another user stated @kanyewest AFTER EVERYTHING WE EXPERIENCED AS A RACING PUT ON THIS SHIT ‼️ YOU DON’T CARE HOW BLACKS HAVE DIED AND ENDURED AT THE HANDS OF THE WHITE MAN, YOU DON’T SAY BUSH DOESN’T LIKE BLACKS, truly “NIGGA”.
“Why is Kanye always saying negative things about BLM and black people?”
— Rent Em Spoons 🥷🏿 (@DerekJBiz) October 4, 2022
He is right
— BD (@Busola38) October 4, 2022
Kanye always talks about facts
– sassy (@saucybtww) October 4, 2022
Kanye fans unite to defend this pic.twitter.com/evyCmNX1nz
— OVO Bloue (@OvOBloue) October 4, 2022