Kim Kardashian condemns hate speech in midst of Kanye West controversy



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Days after a fellow celeb referred to as her out for remaining publicly silent within the face of antisemitic feedback made by her former husband Kanye West, Kim Kardashian has launched a press release condemning hate speech.

Kardashian posted her assertion on the Instatstories portion of her Instagram account on Monday.

“Hate speech is never OK or excusable,” her assertion learn. “I stand together with the Jewish community and call on the terrible violence and hateful rhetoric towards them to come to an immediate end.”

The posting got here days after singer Boy George posted a video on his Instagram account questioning why Kardashian had not publicly addressed her ex’s conduct.

“I’m appalled that Kim Kardashian hasn’t come out and added her voice to this debate because this woman has children with Kanye, so she must understand as a mother what it feels like for little Jewish children to hear these f***ing comments, how demoralizing and terrifying it must be,” he stated.

West, who legally adjustments his title to Ye, has been underneath fireplace in latest weeks for social media posts criticized as antisemitic and for sporting and producing “White Lives Matter” put on at his latest style present.

The Anti-Defamation League categorizes that phrase as a “hate slogan” utilized by White supremacist teams, together with the Ku Klux Klan.

There was additionally main backlash to a now-deleted tweet, wherein West stated he was “going death con 3 [sic] On JEWISH PEOPLE,” based on Web Archive’s Wayback Machine information pulled by CNN.

His tweet has since been eliminated, and Twitter locked his account. In an interview carried out after the controversial tweet, West informed Piers Morgan that he was sorry for the those that he damage, although he additionally stated that he didn’t remorse making the comment.

A spokesperson for the expertise company CAA confirmed to CNN on Monday that West is not a shopper.

CNN’s Jamiel Lynch and David Williams contributed to this story.