Kanye West tweets ‘shalom’ after ban over anti-Semitic remarks

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Kanye West tweeted a Hebrew greeting on Sunday, a month after his Twitter account was suspended for anti-Semitic comments.

“Testing Testing,” the rapper tweeted. “See if my Twitter is unblocked.”

The Grammy winner then referenced his former hate speech writing, “Shalom :).”

The Hebrew word translates to “Peace” and can be used as a greeting when meeting or parting.

Elon Musk, who bought the social media company in April for $44 billion and took control last month, “liked” the 45-year-old Yeezy creator’s tweet.

Don’t kill what you hate”, replied the Tesla CEO, 51. “Keep what you love.”

West’s Twitter ban began in October after he wrote about “death con 3” against Jewish people.

Musk responded to the hate speech with own tweet at the time.

“Speaked to you today and expressed my concerns about his recent tweet, which I believe he took to heart,” the investor wrote.

However, West continued to tweet and was suspended from the platform.

In his absence, the songwriter continued to make anti-Semitic remarks on a since-deleted episode of “Drink Champs”, with celebrities such as Jamie Lee Curtis and John Legend criticizing his behavior.

Kanye West
West’s account was restricted in October.
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“Your words hurt and incite violence. … Please stop,” Curtis wrote, as Legend slammed West for claiming to be a “free, independent thinker.”

The American Music Award winner, who later said he was “thrilled” with his comments when given the chance to apologise, has since been dropped by Adidas, Balenciaga and more professional connections.

Some relatives of West’s ex-wife Kim Kardashian even spoke out against him via Instagram, with Khloé Kardashian writing that she supports her “Jewish friends and the Jewish people.”

Candace Owens and Kanye West
Earlier that same month, West made headlines for wearing a “White Lives Matter” T-shirt during Paris Fashion Week.
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The fashion designer’s Twitter restriction was lifted at the end of October.

When he started tweeting again on Nov. 4, he called himself “mentally misdiagnosed.”

“What should be clear by now is that I was raised to stand for my truth no matter what the consequences,” the record producer captioned a screenshot of an alleged conversation with Harley Pasternak in which the trainer threatened to leave him “in an institution.” record.

West, who has previously disclosed a diagnosis of bipolar disorder, claimed to have been “almost drugged”. [his] ghost” in the past to be “a manageable, well-behaved celebrity.”


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Christopher Brito is a social media producer and trending writer for The Valley Voice, with a focus on sports and stories related to race and culture.

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