Kanye West dared Adidas to dump him, and now it’s happened — delivering a billion-dollar blow to his crumbling empire.
“I can say antisemitic things, and Adidas can’t drop me. Now what?”West stated this on the podcast “Drink Champs”Nine days ago, when I was repeating antisemitic hatred speech.
Adidas cancelled all business deals with West on Tuesday. “unacceptable, hateful and dangerous”Declaring it will immediately “stop payments”To West.
West’s wildly successful Yeezy shoes sell for up to $585. They will soon be gone from stores shelves.
Forbes Magazine declared after the Adidas announcement, “Billionaire No More: Kanye West’s Antisemitism Obliterates His Net Worth.”
“I am not surprised that Adidas dropped Kanye West. I am surprised it took Adidas so long to drop Kanye West. This dangerous, hate-speech rant against Jewish people came from Kanye more than two weeks ago,” CNBC anchor Sara Eisen told Inside Edition.
West increased the intensity of his comments overnight in an incendiary interview, which was posted to YouTube.
Kayne’s relationship to Adidas dates back many years. It seems that everything is falling apart.
The rapper has also been dropped by his powerful agency, CAA. Balenciaga, a fashion brand, has also cut ties with him, as has Camille Vasquez, his lawyer.
Netflix claims it won’t remove a documentary on the rapper because he wasn’t involved in its production.