Timothy A. Clary/Agence France-Presse via Getty Images Singer Kanye West and President-elect Donald Trump speak with the press after their meetings at Trump Tower December 13, 2016 in New York. / AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images) FILE – In this Sept. 10, 2015 file photo, Kanye West appears at the Brother Vellies Spring 2016 collection presentation during Fashion Week, in New York. West was silent when it comes to whether he thinks President Donald Trump cares for black people. West appeared on ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live” on Thursday, Aug. 10, 2018. West discussed his support for Trump and questioned why people go after the president instead of trying “love.” However, West did not answer when Kimmel asked if the rapper thought Trump cares about black people, or any people at all. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File) Sound The gallery will resume inseconds (AP Photo/Marcio Jose … [Read more...] about What do Trump and Kaepernick share in common? Kanye West, of course
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Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest Michelle Wolf, Kanye West distract us from the good news about the economy The economy is good and yet no one seems to recognize it. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Join the Nation's Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Ken Fisher, USA Today Published 2:00 a.m. ET May 6, 2018 CLOSE Adidas remains committed to the Yeezy brand created by rapper Kanye West despite his comments describing slavery as a choice and praising Pres. Trump. Newslook CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN COMMENT EMAIL MORE The Dickens if 10 years ago wasn’t the worst of times. Financial crisis! Recession! Decimation of the world’s retirement savings! The Dickens if … [Read more...] about Michelle Wolf, Kanye West distract us from the good news about the economy
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Fashion & Style Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Advertisement Supported by The company is standing by the artist after his controversial comments on slavery. The internet is up in arms. But Mr. West was behaving entirely on-brand. His own. ByVanessa Friedman May 4, 2018 The petition is up and the Twitterati are awake. This week Adidas became the latest apparel brand to come under fire for what a celebrity collaborator said, after Kanye West gave an interview to TMZ in which he said he thought 400 years of slavery “sounds like a choice.” The internet clutched its collective bosom and began to roar. He tried to walk it back, or at least explain on social media what he really meant, but the damage had been done. Amid the torrent of words and controversial statements that have spewed forth from the volcano of his mouth and mind recently — and there have been a lot, … [Read more...] about Adidas and Kanye West: What Did Everyone Expect?
Adidas (ADDYY) is under fire Thursday for not cutting ties with Yeezy creator Kanye West over his widely criticized comments earlier this week about slavery, just as the sportswear brand's first-quarter report suggests it's losing momentum in the key North America market. X Kanye Comments West, who has been designing his Yeezy brand footwear for Adidas since 2013, riled up the cybersphere Tuesday after alluding to entertainment news outlet TMZ that slavery might have been a "choice." "When you hear about slavery for 400 years — for 400 years?! That sounds like a choice," he said. Adidas tried to distance itself from his comments without cutting ties with the rapper himself. "Kanye has been, and is, a very important part of our strategy and has been a fantastic creator, and that's where I'm going to leave it," Adidas CEO Kasper Rorsted told Bloomberg TV. "I'm not going to comment on every comment that he or somebody else are making. That's pretty much the party line at this … [Read more...] about Kanye West Controversy Could Hit Adidas At A Really Bad Time
Calabasas High School is shown on Tuesday, June 6, 2017. (Photo by Dean Musgrove, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) FILE - In this May 23, 2012 file photo, Kanye West arrives for a screening at the 65th international film festival, in Cannes, France. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, File) Show Caption of Expand By Dana Bartholomew | [email protected] | Daily News PUBLISHED: June 6, 2017 at 6:09 pm | UPDATED: August 28, 2017 at 5:36 am CALABASAS >> The weekend tabloids were all abuzz on how rapper and fashion designer Kanye West hoped to buy up the black-and-gold colors of Calabasas High School and send its popular coyote slinking into the weeds. But then school administrators pooh-poohed rumors of any alleged celebrity high school uniform makeover. “All we know is that a representative of Kanye West spoke with the principal last week — a low-level beginning meeting,” said Kim Prince, a spokeswoman for the Las Virgenes Unified School District. … [Read more...] about Kanye West’s plan to jazz up Calabasas High School uniforms gets cold shoulder