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Elon Musk Suspends Kanye West From Twitter Over Swastika Post

Kanye West has been suspended from Twitter after posting a series of offensive tweets that “incited violence” just two months after he was last banned from the platform.

On Thursday, the “Donda” rapper posted several erratic tweets, including one that featured a controversial combination of a swastika and a Jewish star.

The new head of Twitter, Elon Musk, responded to users’ calls to “fix Kanye” and suspended the singer from his recently acquired social media platform, arguing that he had “violated our rule against incitement to violence.”

On the same day, during a highly criticized interview with American conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, Kanye glorified Adolf Hitler, and the Nazis.

“I see good things about Hitler, also,” the shamed rapper said, adding: “I love everyone, this guy invented highways, the microphone, every human has something of value they brought to the table, especially Hitler.”

“Also, Hitler was born Christian,” Kanye, who was wearing a black balaclava, added.

The hip hop star, who recently changed his name to “Ye” and plans to run for US president in the 2024 election, said the Nazis “did good things too” and “we have to stop dissing the Nazis all the time.”

Ye, who recently lost sponsorship deals and multimillion-dollar partnerships with Adidas and Balenciaga over his anti-Jewish comments, continued his anti-Semitic rant in the interview.

“The Jewish media has made us feel like the Nazis and Hitler have never offered anything of value to the world,” he added.

The “Blood on the Leaves” singer also said he didn’t like how people associated the term “evil” with Nazis, adding: “I love Jewish people, but I also love Nazis.”

Kanye also took credit for supposedly popularizing anti-Semitism, saying that no one in high school knew what anti-Semitism meant until he made it popular.

The controversial musician’s latest comments were widely criticized on social media.

The director of the UK’s Holocaust Educational Trust, Karen Pollock, said Kanye’s remarks had been “repulsive and sickening.”

“These comments mixed with his high profile and huge following have dangerous consequences,” she added.

The Republican Jewish Coalition then released a statement describing Kanye as a “vile and repellent bigot.”

The rapper was also suspended from Twitter and Instagram in October following antisemitic comments.