Kanye West’s honorary degree revoked

After making anti-Semitic statements on social media, the founder of Yeezy recently lost lucrative partnerships with brands like Balenciaga, Adidas, and Gap. Now The School of the Art Institute of Chicago has revoked his degree.

 “His anti-Black, antisemitic, and incendiary statements, particularly those directed at Black and Jewish communities, are disgusting and condemnable.

“As a community, we know that there are varying opinions on what our School’s response should be – even as we all agree that his behaviour is indefensible.”Read a letter penned

 “His anti-Black, antisemitic, and incendiary statements, particularly those directed at Black and Jewish communities, are disgusting and condemnable.

“As a community, we know that there are varying opinions on what our School’s response should be – even as we all agree that his behaviour is indefensible.”Read a letter penned by school’s President Elissa .

Kanye, whose name is now Ye officially, was awarded the doctorate for his services to art and culture in 2015.

4,000 people signed a petition that students started asking for the degree to be revoked, according to TMZ.

The controversial personality, who had previously been blocked from Instagram for using racist insults, returned on Monday(05.12.22) and made strange remarks about the genius and DNA of the Tesla founder.

“Am I the only one who thinks Elon could be half Chinese? Have you ever seen his pics as a child?

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“Take a Chinese genius and mate them with South African super model and we have an Elon.”

He continued: “I say an Elon because they probably made 10 to 30 Elons and he is the first genetic hybrid that stuck.. Well let’s not forget about Obama.”Ye typed.

The designer alluded to his upcoming run for president in the post by calling himself the “future president” and bringing up the ongoing issue surrounding the designer brand Balenciaga.