Kanye West had been suspended from Twitter by CEO Musk after the 45-year-old rapper tweeted a photograph of a swastika contained in the Star of David. West’s put up violated Twitter’s guidelines in opposition to the incitement of violence. Musk, who had come to the platform with a “free speech” mentality, used the identical rule Twitter first instated after they banned Trump
from the platform following the January 6 riots.
“I attempted my finest. Regardless of that, he once more violated our rule in opposition to incitement to violence. Account will probably be suspended,” Musk tweeted on Thursday night time.
West, who appeared conscious that his account was going to be suspended after texting with Musk, had posted an unflattering picture of Musk shirtless on a yacht with the caption: “Let’s all the time bear in mind this as my closing tweet #ye24.” Musk responded to the unflattering picture by writing: “That is fantastic,” however wrote: “This isn’t,” in reference to the swastika put up.
West’s suspension from Twitter coincides with a disastrous interview he took half in with Alex Jones, host of the right-wing Infowars program, throughout which West mentioned he “beloved Hitler” and started selling hateful and false antisemitic tropes. Musk additionally has an lively Twitter account, and infrequently will overtly ask questions of Twitter customers by way of polls on the location fairly than by way of official advertising and marketing analysis, tweeted a picture of a Nazi soldier in a meme in regards to the web site, and has made masturbation jokes on the platform.