Kanye West’s recent anti-Semitic remarks have landed him in even more hot water. Adidas recently severed connections with Kanye as a result of this. Gap is now taking ‘immediate steps’ against him as well.
Complex reports, Gap has issued a new statement in the aftermath of Kanye West’s anti-Semitic comments. In it, the business stated that “immediate steps” will be taken to remove Yeezy Gap products from its stores. The statement was made public on Tuesday.
The company stated that the Yeezy Gap partnership, which was originally scheduled to last a decade, ended in September. “Our former partner’s recent remarks and behavior further underscore why,” the new statement reads.
We are taking immediate steps to remove Yeezy Gap product from our stores and we have shut down [the Yeezy Gap site]. Antisemitism, racism, and hate in any form are inexcusable and not tolerated in accordance with our values. On behalf of our customers, employees, and shareholders, we are partnering with organizations that combat hate and discrimination.
As previously reported, Forbes announced on Tuesday that Ye has lost his billionaire status as a result of Adidas’s decision to cancel their partnership with him. While Adidas may not have technically destroyed its billions on its own, several partnerships, notably Gap, are said to have fallen apart lately. The outlet did highlight that it was a significant portion of his wealth and the final nail in the coffin.
All the doors seem to be closing one by one for Kanye. Let’s see what happens. To get the latest updates, keep an eye on Thirsty.
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