Kanye West feels able to “like Jewish people again”

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Kanye West feels able to “like Jewish people again”

Racist rapper previously banned from social media for rabid antisemitism, performs public U-turn after watching Jewish actor Jonah Hill in movie '21 Jump Street'

Kanye West

Photo credit: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire
Kanye West Photo credit: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

Racist rapper Kanye West has returned to social media with an apparent change of heart on his previous extreme antisemitic outbursts.

In his first post this year West, legally known as ‘Ye’, told his 18.1 million followers on Instagram that after watching Jewish actor Jonah Hill in 2012 action comedy ’21 Jump Street’, he felt able to “like Jewish people again.”

Accompanying the post was a promotional video for the film, which also stars Channing Tatum.

21 Jump Street movie, 2012
Kanye West, Instagram, 23 March 2023

One of the world’s most successful musicians with more than 160 million records sold, in December 2022, Ye gave an interview with US conspiracy theorist Alex Jones in which he praised Nazi leader Adolf Hitler.

Ye also vowed to go ‘deathcon 3 on JEWISH PEOPLE’ in a post later removed by Twitter.

Jonah Hill has yet to respond.

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