Kanye West Suspended From Instagram Again for ‘Repeatedly’ Violating Policies

Kanye West appeared on Piers Morgan Uncensored on Fri, Oct 21, 2022. (Credit: YouTube/Piers Morgan Uncensored)

Instagram has put Kanye West on restriction, again.

The hip-hop star announced on conservative social media platform Parler — which he recently announced he plans to buy — that he’s been temporarily suspended from Instagram.

“Got kicked off Instagram for 30 days,” the rapper — who now goes by Ye — wrote on Parler, according to CBS News.

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Ye shared a screenshot of the post that landed him in trouble — a text message exchange with Russell Simmons, who co-founded Def Jam Records. Simmons offered Ye advice on how to move forward after he lost his deal with Adidas and encouraged him to “fight white supremacy.” Ye responded with an anti-Semitic remark.

A spokesperson for Instagram parent company Meta confirmed to CBS that a post was deleted from Ye’s account for violating policies and his feed was restricted.

“We may place restrictions on accounts that repeatedly break our rules, for example, we may temporarily restrict them from posting, commenting, or sending DM’s,” the spokesperson said.

The “Power” rapper uploaded the controversial post on Sunday, Oct. 30, the same day he shared a graphic image of Emmett Till, after the Black teenager was lynched in Mississippi in 1955. Ye included a lengthy caption comparing himself to Till and said he’s the victim of an “economic lynching” by powerful “business people” — code for Jewish people.

The hip-hop star also called out Hollywood agent Ari Emanuel, who is Jewish, in the post and accused Emanuel of trying to bankrupt him by pressuring Adidas and other companies to drop him.

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Instagram did not remove the post, but put a filter over the picture, saying the post “may contain graphic or violent content.”

Ye was previously restricted on Instagram and locked out of his Twitter account when he threatened in an Oct. 8 tweet to “Go death con 3 on JEWISH PEOPLE.”