Kanye West Named ‘Antisemite Of The Year’
Kanye West has added a new award to his collection: “Antisemite of the Year.” The award is given out by watchdog StopAntisemitism — the “leading non-partisan U.S. based organization, fighting and exposing antisemitism.”
“Congrats Kanye West, disgraced rapper and fashion mogul, for being voted the 2022 Antisemite of the Year!” the site mocked in a video. “Kanye West’s threats of violence, hateful conduct, and hate speech all led to him winning this year’s title. Mazel Tov Kanye West for propagating the most Jew-hatred in 2022 and winning this year’s award.”
West competed against Amnesty International’s Agnes Callamard, real estate developer Mohamed Hadid and white supremacist Jon Minadeo II.
West has gone through a blistering year.
“I’m going death con 3 on JEWISH PEOPLE,” he tweeted on October 8.
He has since given interviews to conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and Fox News host Tucker Carlson. He said on Jones’ Infowars that he loved Hitler and denied parts of the holocaust.
He has since lost his deals with Adidas and Balenciaga and even an honorary degree from the Art Institute of Chicago.
West’s comments are part of a disturbing trend of antisemitic violence that has arisen in the U.S.
Even House Republicans have moved to distance themselves from the disgraced rapper, deleting a tweet supporting him.
Get the most-revealing celebrity conversations with the uInterview podcast!