Kanye West Says That Jonah Hill Is The Reason That He’s No Longer Antisemitic

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Perhaps no celebrity has had as wild a ride in recent years as Kanye West.

West, who is now going solely by the name ‘Ye’, has had more ups and downs than a theme park. Though they’ve mostly been downs.

On one hand, West got remarried to one of the designers who worked for him on the Yeezy brand. On the other, he lost his multi-million dollar deal with Adidas over his repeated antisemitic comments and acts.

But now he’s on the road to redemption! At least, so sayeth the man himself.

West posted on his Instagram page on Saturday that he no longer dislikes Jews. The reason? Well, you see, he watched Jonah Hill’s performance in 21 Jump Street. Hill, whose full name is Jonah Hill Feldstein, is Jewish.

“Watching Jonah Hill in 21 Jump street made me like Jewish people again. No one should take anger against one or two individuals and transform that into hatred towards millions of innocent people. No Christian can be labeled antisemite knowing Jesus is Jew. Thank you Jonah Hill I love you,” Kanye West’s Instagram post about no longer disliking Jews.

West’s Instagram followers were not exactly sold on his transformation.

“Jonah Hill gonna be like, “bro, don’t drag me into this,” one follower said.

You’re comparing 1 Jew to millions?! Stop calling yourself a Christian you’re the biggest antisemite there is! #gofindgod @kanyewest Jonah Hill is not Moses,” said another.

Don’t get me wrong. 21 Jump Street is a fantastic movie that has aged much better than you’d expect. But consider me skeptical in regards to it being the reasons that West is a changed man.

If it is, then Hill and company should probably get some sort of honorary Oscar or something next year. Then again, West would probably just interrupt that acceptance speech anyway.