Rapper Ye, previously often known as Kanye West, returned to Twitter on Sunday, writing “Testing Testing Seeing if my Twitter is unblocked.” Twitter confirmed final month that“attributable to a violation of Twitter’s insurance policies,”
Whereas Twitter didn’t specify which insurance policies West had damaged, he posted on Oct. 9 “dying [sic] con 3″ on Jewish folks.” Within the tweet — which has since been eliminated — West additionally wrote, “The humorous factor is I truly cannot be Anti Semitic as a result of black persons are truly Jew additionally.”
West was additionally restricted by Instagram, posting on Parler, the right-leaning social community, that he was “kicked off Instagram for 30 days.” He mentioned the restriction attributable to a remark he made about Jewish folks to Russell Simmons, the co-founder of Def Jam Data and Phat Farm, a clothes line. His Instagram account remains to be viewable.
West’s return to Twitter comes lower than 24 hours after the platform’s new proprietor, Elon Musk, mentioned he had reinstated a number of different suspended accounts, together with. Musk created a Twitter ballot asking customers if Trump needs to be reinstated after which posted on Saturday night time, “The folks have spoken. Trump can be reinstated. Vox Populi, Vox Dei.” Trump’s Twitter web page, which has not appeared since Jan. 8, 2021, after the assault on the U.S. Capitol two days earlier, was then restored to the platform.
It’s unknown if Musk had something to do with the lifted restrictions on the rapper’s account.