Controversial musician Kanye West appeared uninvited and unannounced at the Skechers offices in LA earlier today.
According to an company statementhe was also “engaged in unauthorized filming.”
After a short conversation, two executives from Skechers escorted Ye, his new legal name, and his party out of the building.
“Skechers does not consider and does not intend to work with West,” the company said. “We condemn his recent divisive comments and will not tolerate anti-Semitism or any other form of hate speech.”
At the time of going to press, Ye had no comment about what he did with a film crew at Skechers.
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The fallout continues
Skechers is just one of the growing list of companies and personalities that have distanced themselves from Ye and denounced his anti-Semitic comments.
Earlier today, Peloton announced that it will no longer include the artist’s music in any of its new classes.
In a statementthe fitness company said:
“Thank you for sharing your concerns. We take this issue very seriously and can confirm that Peloton has indefinitely suspended the use of Kanye West’s music on our platform. This means that our instructors will no longer be using his music in newly produced classes, And we’re not suggesting a class that includes his music in our proactive recommendations to members.”
On Monday, popular Peloton instructor Alex Toussaint told riders he will no longer be playing Kanye West’s music in his classes.