A Californian Skechers corporate office shows the door to an ‘uninvited’ American Rapper Kanye West

Adidas joined the many brands that cut ties with Ye.

A Californian Skechers corporate office shows the door to an 'uninvited' American Rapper Kanye West
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American Rapper Ye, formerly known as Kanye West, is facing backlash from several global brands after his antisemitic tweets. Adidas and Skechers are the latest to join the list.

He was escorted out of a Skechers office in Los Angeles after visiting “unannounced and without invitation.”

The rapper has been under increased scrutiny after making antisemitic remarks earlier this month, which caused his net worth to plunge and eventually boycotted by several companies.

A Californian Skechers corporate office shows the door to an 'uninvited' American Rapper Kanye West
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“Skechers is not considering and has no intention of working with West. We condemn his recent divisive remarks and do not tolerate antisemitism or any other form of hate speech. The Company would like to stress again that West showed up unannounced and uninvited to Skechers corporate offices,” the company said.

Even if Skechers does not sell Yeezy products, several other retailers have cut ties with him over the past week.

“Considering Ye was engaged in unauthorized filming, two Skechers executives escorted him and his party from the building after a brief conversation,” the company added.

On Tuesday, Adidas reported that it would terminate its partnership with West. For a decade, the company has manufactured products for West’s fashion line, Yeezy.

Adidas stated that it would relinquish around $246 million in revenue this year due to terminating the deal.

“Adidas does not tolerate antisemitism or any other sort of hate speech. Ye’s recent comments and actions have been unacceptable, hateful, and dangerous, and they violate the company’s values of diversity and inclusion, mutual respect, and fairness,” the German sportswear firm added.

Ye has made antisemitic comments on social media and in interviews, including a Twitter post earlier this month that he would soon go “death con 3 on JEWISH PEOPLE.” His posts led to his suspension from both Twitter and Instagram.

On Monday, he apologized for the tweet.

Other brands that cut ties with Ye:

Film and television production company MRC: Will not air its recently completed documentary on the rapper.

CAA: West’s Talent agency drops him.

Gap: Removing Yeezy Gap products from its shops and online store.

Fashion house Balenciaga and JP Morgan bank.

The RealReal: A clothing resale marketplace that won’t accept new listings of Yeezy products.

Madame Tussauds in London: removed its wax figure of Ye.

Foot Locker, TJ Maxx, and Vogue magazine

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