The controversial rapper has faced backlash over anti-Semitic remarks.
Hollywood talent agency CAA has stopped representing Kanye West after the rap superstar made controversial social media posts about Jews. Film studio MRC has also abandoned a full-length documentary on the West, saying: “can’t support” of that “unacceptable” Scenes
Hollywood gossip site Variety confirmed on Monday that West, also known as ‘Ye, was recently dropped by CAA. The agency, which was previously accused of covering up s*xual abuse by infamous producer Harvey Weinstein, has not released a statement about ending its relationship with West.
CAA is the second talent agency in as many days to distance itself from the West. United Talent Agency, which represented the rapper before he returned to CAA earlier this year, released a statement Sunday accusing West of “Spo[ing] the plague” of anti-Semitism.
Meanwhile, Ari Emanuel, CEO of entertainment firm Endeavor wrote op-ed Calling the entire corporate world, including Apple and Spotify, to cut ties with the West. “Doing business with the West is feeding its misguided hate audience” Emmanuel wrote.
Additionally, a group of MRC studio executives said Monday they would no longer release the full-length documentary on West, saying they “Can’t support any content that extends its platform.”
“Kanye is a producer and music sampler,” he wrote. “Last week he sampled and remixed a classic tune that has been around for over 3,000 years – the lie that Jews are evil and conspire to control the world for their own benefit.”
West has a long history of controversial opinions, and when he emerged from a social media hiatus in 2018 as a staunch supporter of former President Donald Trump, he was criticized by fellow celebrities. However, the latest furore began when he publicly accused fellow rapper Diddy of being controlled by Jewish people after criticizing Diddy for wearing a shirt with the slogan ‘White Lives Matter’.
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