On Thursday, Kanye West — who legally changed his name to Ye a year ago — joked about “severing ties” with himself as brands continued to maintain serious relationships with him over his anti-Semitic rants.
A fake news headline concocted by UK Rap News, which read: ‘Ye reportedly cut ties with Kanye West,’ was reposted by the 45-year-old rapper, who added: ‘Had to cut ties,’ mocked himself after he claimed to have lost $2 billion a day.
Shortly after, 50 Cent, 47, jumped on what became a sarcastic social media trend by taking to Instagram and poking fun at Ye’s empire collapsing around him.
Just kidding: 50 Cent, 47, (pictured in 2021) has jumped on a sarcastic social media trend, by taking to Instagram and poking fun at Kanye West’s empire collapsing around him
Fiddy – real name Curtis James Jackson III – shared two photos of herself side by side with the headline: ‘Curtis Jackson reportedly cut ties with 50 Cent’.
The In Da Club hitmaker captioned the image: I’m removing anyone who can fvck me as Kanye right now! LOL #brasoncognac #lecheminduroi.’
Kanye West then deleted his original post about breaking ties and shared 50 Cent’s ironic meme while asking for it they join forces to bring his Donda Academy to Houston, Texas, where 50 Cent lives.
According to News week50 Cent responded in a now-deleted comment, which reportedly read, “Okay, let’s build a school in Houston, but get cool,” and allegedly added that Kenye is now “hot” with “the Feds all on” him. ‘
Joker: Fiddy – real name Curtis James Jackson III – shared two photos of himself side by side with the headline: ‘Curtis Jackson reportedly cut ties with 50 Cent’
Making Light: It comes after Kanye West – who legally changed his name to Ye a year ago – joked about “severing ties” with himself as brands continued to form serious relationships with him
Fake news: A fake news headline made up by UK Rap News, which read: ‘You reportedly cut ties with Kanye West’, was reposted by the 45-year-old rapper, who added: ‘Had to cut ties, bro’
50 Cent’s messages shifted from funny to serious when he became aware of a CNN report claiming Kanye has ‘a disturbing history of admiring’ Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler.
Former TMZ reported that Van Lathan Jr. earlier this month claimed the Heartless musician had professed his “love” for Hitler during a 2018 interview with the outlet.
In a now-deleted post, 50 Cent wrote alongside a screenshot of the CNN article: “I’ve never seen anything like it before. “I think Kanye should buy the car he likes best and just drive into the sunset, it’s really a wrap.
“People are really hurt by this shit. I have seen people in this position because of: [things] they have [done] not the things they said. Now you must master the art of shutting up! […] You’re going to warm everyone up. Go cool down!’
Continuing the conversation: Kanye West then deleted his original post about breaking ties and shared 50 Cent’s ironic meme asking them to join forces
Yaks! 50 Cent’s messages shifted from funny to serious when he learned of a CNN report claiming Kanye has “a disturbing history of admiring” Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler
50 Cent’s comments and memes about Kanye West come after the Yeezy mogul claimed he lost $2 billion in one day as companies continued to cut ties with the rapper following his anti-Semitic comments.
The rapper returned to Instagram on Thursday after his account was restricted earlier this month following his string of shocking posts.
West – legally known as Ye – discussed the backlash, insisting that “money is not who I am,” while writing a “love letter” to Hollywood superagent Ari Emanuel, who had called for West to be dropped by all the major brands. .
In a post titled “LOVE SPEECH,” he wrote: “Ari Emanuel, I lost $2 billion in one day and I’m still alive. This is love speech. I still love you. God still loves you. The money is not who I am. The people are who I am.’
Response: 50 Cent’s comments come after Kanye claimed he lost $2 billion in one day, as companies continue to cut ties with him after his anti-Semitic comments (pictured in May)
A comeback: The rapper returned to Instagram on Thursday after his account was restricted earlier this month following his string of shocking posts (pictured in 2018)
In an op-ed for the Financial Times, Endeavor co-CEO Emanuel wrote that there should be “no tolerance whatsoever for West’s anti-Semitism” and encouraged brands to completely stop collaborating and collaborating with the designer.
“Apple and Spotify, who host West’s music, whoever organizes West’s tours, and Adidas, who partner with West on his fashion line, should all stop working with him,” wrote Emanuel, essentially calling to a blacklist.
“Silence is dangerous,” Emanuel continued. “It allows forms of hatred and racism, including anti-Semitism, to spread and become normalized. It coarsens and humiliates our society and our country.’
Emanuel, herself Jewish, is widely regarded as one of the most powerful men in the entertainment industry. West has repeatedly blamed the “Jewish media” and the “Jewish community” in the music industry for playing with him.
Return: West – legally known as Ye – discussed the response, insisting that “money is not who I am,” while writing a “love letter” to Hollywood super agent Ari Emanuel
Response: Super agent Ari Emmanuel encouraged all major brands to stop working with West in an op-ed because of his recent rant against Jewish people, especially those in the media