Balotelli attacks Kanye West for 'bull***t' slavery comments

Kanye West quotes

Kanye West quotes

Rorsted made the comments amid growing calls for Adidas to drop West, following an interview with TMZ in which West said: "When you hear about slavery for 400 years - 400 years?" "Kanye has been and is a very important part of our strategy and has been a fantastic creator, and that's where I'm going to leave it".

However, the German businessman hinted that the star's outburst was an unwanted distraction adding, "I saw the comment as you have seen it".

West has been setting the left on edge for several weeks with his support for President Trump and his many statements in interviews, and on social media. "For 400 years? That sounds like a choice".

A radio station in Detroit is doing more than firing back at Kanye West by putting him on blast.

"Do you feel like I'm thinking free and feeling free?" You was there for 400 years and it's all of y'all?

"Kanye and the Yeezy is a very important part of our brand, from a revenue standpoint less so, but it's a very important part of how we promote our products, particularly in the USA and other parts of the world", Rorsted said.

Rorsted played down the impact of West's comments, noting that Adidas earned almost $25 billion in its last fiscal year.

Basque separatist group ETA announces full dissolution
Most violent during the 1980s and 1990s, ETA has been weakened in recent years by multiple arrests targeting senior leaders. It added: "The Basque Country is now before a new opportunity to finally close the conflict and build a collective future".

It is important that we use this situation as an opportunity to educate ourselves on mental health in the African American community and address how trauma alters the brain, and can increase the likelihood of someone developing a mental illness. "That's pretty much the party line at this stage", he said.

Snoop Dogg is the latest celebrity to weigh in on Kanye West's controversial week ... and he's had some fun with Photoshop.

Feminist writer Roxane Gay tweeted, "I don't have the energy for nonsense but Kanye saying slavery was a choice reiterates my previous statements about how risky his trite, shallow ramblings are".

As of Thursday morning, over 8,000 supporters have signed.

But the rapper said he admired the real estate mogul's audacity to run - and West himself has indicated, with an unclear level of seriousness, that he plans to seek the White House in 2024.

"I think we kinda got to see it through, man". However, these examples highlight the complexities of mental illness and how many of us are quick to just think it is amusing.

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