Kanye West, the popular rapper, has recently responded to the restrictions placed on his Instagram account. This ban has come owing to the reason of 2 of his anti-Semitic tweets. Kanye West had posted that he was feeling a bit sleepy and he intends to kill Jews as soon as he woke up.
He further added that he cannot be called anti-Semitic for the reason that he is a black person. He also said he is against the entire cancel culture that is widely seen on social media.
Instagram Restricted Kanye West Posts
As soon as Kanye West posted these tweets, Instagram placed a restriction on his account. In addition, Instagram also deleted his content which seemed to violate the policies of the social media platform.
A spokesperson from Meta stated that there is a temporary restriction on Kanye West’s posting and activities due to his violation of policies through disturbing content. As of now, his controversial post is no longer visible as it was deleted. Following his post there was an outcry over his post that was offensive, to say the least.
Controversies And Restrictions
After a few hours of being restricted from Instagram, Kanye West made a tweet on his Twitter account addressed to Mark Zuckerberg. The latter is the CEO of Meta and West asked him for valid reasons for deleting his content and restricting his activities.
In the meantime, Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, welcomed back West to the platform. Musk is also known to have been a contender to purchase Twitter. Moreover, the rapper further shared a sneak peek of his campaign for his political candidature for the year 2024. It is also known that he was suspended from Instagram for a day in March 2022 which proves that he constantly posts controversial content.