Twitter Suspends Kanye’s Account Again
Twitter Inc on Friday suspended Kanye West’s account again, just two months after the rapper’s account was reinstated, as his tweets violated the social media platform’s rules.
Twitter-owner, Elon Musk, who calls himself a free speech absolutist, had welcomed the return of the rapper, now known as Ye, to the platform in October.
In his latest tweet earlier on Dec.1, Musk said “I tried my best. In spite of that, he again violated our rule against incitement to violence his Account will be suspended.’’
Twitter late on Thursday also restricted one of Ye’s tweets. His account was suspended within an hour after Musk responded to a Twitter user, who said “Elon Fix Kanye Please.’’ READ: FG Suspends 5% Excise Duty on Telecom Services
Twitter did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Twitter had restored the account of the rapper, before the completion of the social media platform’s 44 billion dollars takeover by Musk.
However, he later clarified that he had no role in bringing Ye back on Twitter. Rapper Kanye West praised Adolf Hitler and said people should not criticize Nazis in an interview with far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones on Thursday, sparking a fresh round of condemnations of the antisemitic rapper who recently dined with former US president Donald Trump.
“I see good things about Hitler,” West, who also goes by Ye, told Jones during the bizarre appearance on the Infowars Network, alongside Holocaust denier Nick Fuentes. “Every human being has value that they brought to the table, especially Hitler.”
“I like Hitler,” he added later and called himself a Nazi. The interview with West, whose face was concealed under a black ski mask, also included antisemitic comments from Jones, who referred to a “Jewish mafia,” and Fuentes, an outspoken white supremacist who has been called West’s “campaign manager.” #Twitter Suspends Kanye’s Account Again