Kanye West announced his support for Balenciaga after the luxury brand was criticized for its BDSM ad campaign that featured children. However, it resulted in his Twitter account being temporarily suspended.
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Kanye West stands with Balenciaga amid BDSM controversy
Kanye West is supporting Balenciaga after the label came under fire for its BDSM children’s photoshoot.
Moreover, he took to his Twitter account to reveal his stance late Thursday night.
He wrote, ‘I stand by Balenciaga and denounce all witch hunts. I cancel culture Jesus is King Ending trafficking doesn’t start or end with a fashion campaign for Christ’s Sake.’
Furthermore, in a follow-up tweet, he said, ‘Never turn our backs Demna and the Balenciaga family for life. Cancel cancel culture. Jesus please heal.’
West also uploaded a picture of himself possibly wearing an outfit by Balenciaga.
Meanwhile, earlier during the day, the Donda rapper also shared an alleged text exchange between him and Balenciaga’s creative director, Demna Gvasalia.
Subsequently, in the messages, it appears like Gvasalia is begging West to stop his fan from hating him.
Besides that, West, who officially changed his name to Ye, responded by saying, ‘Love cures everything, Love Denma.’
Elsewhere, West also got his Twitter account suspended for sharing a logo that looks like a mix of the Star of David and a Swastika. In addition, his page was deleted as it ‘violated Twitter rules.’
West announced his suspension on former President Donald Trump’s Truth Social app. According to reports, his Twitter was limited to twelve hours.
Meanwhile, West’s latest Twitter rant comes after he complimented Adolf Hilter in an interview with Alex Jones.
During the conversation, the Gold Digger singer claims that he is ‘like[s] Hitler.’ Moreover, he said that he sees ‘good things’ about the late Nazi Party leader.
Kanye West posts on Truth Social that his Twitter account has been temporarily locked for 12 hours, after posting a swastika. pic.twitter.com/W2Gkk65evk
— Zachary Petrizzo (@ZTPetrizzo) December 2, 2022
Kanye West’s ex-wife Kim Kardashian slams Balenciaga over photoshoot controversy
Kim Kardashian took to her social media account to bash Balenciaga for its BDSM children photoshoot controversy. The issue is recently causing an uproar on the internet.
In her post, she stated, ‘As a mother of four, I have been shaken by the disturbing images. The safety of children must be held with the highest regard and any attempts to normalize child abuse of any kind should have no place in our society — period.’
Moreover, the Skims founder has reportedly declined an offer to work with Balenciaga next year despite saying that she was re-evaluating her relationship with the Spanish label.