Kanye West Says He’s ‘Happy’ About His Anti-Semitic Remarks, Shows No Signs Of Remorse

Kanye West Says He's 'Happy' About His Anti-Semitic Remarks

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Kanye West appears to be really digging his heels in following his recent antisemitic remarks on Instagram and Twitter as the controversial fashion designer, Instagram influencer and former rapper recently said that he’s “happy he crossed the line.”

West, who apparently has a history of these sorts of antisemitic remarks — not only was a recent episode of HBO’s The Shop pulled due to similar comments but former TMZ employee Van Lathan claimed that Kanye once said he “loved Hitler and Nazis” — made the “crossed the line” remarks after news broke that JPMorgan Chase had closed his accounts.

Kanye West doubles down, says he’s “happy” that his anti-Semitic remarks “crossed the line”

“Hey, if you call somebody out for bad business, that means you’re being anti-Semitic. I feel happy to have crossed the line of that idea so we can speak openly about things like getting canceled by a bank,” West told our photographers, before calling himself “the richest black man in American history.” [via PageSix]

The comments in question were made on both Instagram and Twitter and resulted in the 45-year-old’s access to both platforms being restricted.

On Instagram, sharing an apparent text message exchange with Diddy, West said he was going to use Sean Combs as an “example” to Jewish people. Then — hopping over to Twitter after Instagram locked his account — West said the following:

“I’m a bit sleepy tonight but when I wake up I’m going death con 3 On JEWISH PEOPLE. The funny thing is I actually can’t be Anti Semitic because black people are actually Jew also You guys have toyed with me and tried to black ball anyone whoever opposes your agenda.”

After years of controversial, erratic, and offensive behavior, perhaps this latest egregious fiasco that Kanye has engineered will be the one that finally results in some legitimate repercussions.

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