Thursday Oct 06, 2022
Kanye West was roundly criticize for his latest political statement from the 'White Lives Matter' shirt on his YZY show in Paris.
Many bigwigs from the fashion industry lashed on the Yeezy rapper for his political statement.
The Vogue editor Karefa-Johnson said, "The T-shirts this man conceived, produced, and shared with the world are pure violence," adding, there is no excuse, there is no art here."
Responding to the editor, the Yeezy rapper, labeled as "a droid and not a fashion person," added that his show had broke the processor… When the computer can't read the code."
Later, Vogue issued a statement saying the magazine "stands with" Karefa-Johnson, calling West's attack on her "unacceptable." "Now more than ever, voices like hers are needed," the magazine wrote. "And in a private meeting with Ye today, she once again spoke her truth in a way she felt best, on her terms."
Many criticize Grammy-award winner for his "White Lives Matter" shirt. Jaden Smith walked out of the show and later tweeted, "I don't care who it is, if I don't feel the message, I'm out."
Dazed journalist Lynette Nylander also walked out of the show, writing, "It doesn't matter what the intention was … it's perception to the masses out of context."
British Vogue editor Edward Enninful remarked that the shirt was "insensitive, given the state of the world."
Supermodel Gigi Hadid wrote, "If there's actually a point to any of your shit, [Karefa-Johnson] might be the only person that could save u… You're a bully and a joke."