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Kanye West issues apology to the Jewish community, asks for forgiveness

Kanye West is apologizing for his antisemitic rants, posting a message in Hebrew on his Instagram page. In his brief statement, Ye said that he “sincerely” apologizes for all the problematic social media posts and hateful discourse he fueled in the past, emphasizing that unity is his new mission and “forgiveness is important” to him.

Ye wrote: “I sincerely apologize to the Jewish community for any unintended outburst caused by my words or actions, it was not my intention to hurt or disrespect, and I deeply regret any pain I may have caused. I am committed to starting with myself and learning from this experience to ensure greater sensitivity and understanding in the future. Your forgiveness is important to me, and I am committed to making amends and promoting unity.”

Ye’s latest statement stems from antisemitic rants he made last year, following his controversial fashion show. Ye took to Twitter and announced that he was “going death con 3 on Jewish people.” The statement inspired other antisemitic rants that he made on far-right media outlets, after which he was banned from social media sites, as well as losing many of his corporate partnerships.

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