Twitter verified that it locked Kanye West, who now goes by “Ye,” out of his account immediately after he posted an anti-Semitic tweet on Saturday (by way of BuzzFeed Information). “The account in dilemma has been locked thanks to a violation of Twitter’s procedures,” Twitter spokesperson Katie Rosborough stated in a assertion to The Verge.
Twitter has because eradicated Ye’s tweet, but several end users screenshotted the write-up ahead of Twitter took it down. “I’m a little bit sleepy tonight but when I wake up I’m going death con 3 On JEWISH People today,” Ye wrote. “The funny matter is I actually cannot be Anti Semitic mainly because black folks are actually Jew also You fellas have toyed with me and attempted to black ball any one whoever opposes your agenda.”
On Friday, Ye posted a screenshot on Instagram demonstrating a text information in between him and rapper Sean “Diddy” Combs, accusing Diddy of currently being managed by Jewish people. This garnered a reaction from the American Jewish Committee (AJC), which slammed Ye for espousing anti-Semitic conspiracy theories.
It’s unclear how lengthy Ye will not have obtain to his Twitter account, as the platform’s policies say it could place a user’s profile in “read-only mode” for any where from 12 hrs to seven days dependent on the violation. This implies that Ye cannot tweet, retweet, or like any posts till the lockout lifts, but other people can continue to interact with his content.