Elon Musk says Twitter is again suspending Kanye West’s account: “I tried my best”

Elon Musk on Friday mentioned Twitter has again suspended Kanye West’s account, following the rapper’s tweet of an emblem that included a swastika in addition to an unflattering photograph of the billionaire. 

Musk, who purchased Twitter in October, tweeted on Friday, “I tried my best. Despite that, he again violated our rule against incitement to violence. Account will be suspended.” Musk added he was suspending the account “for incitement to violence, not an unflattering pic of me,” in a separate tweet on Friday.

The return to Twitter of West, who now goes by Ye, was short-lived. Twitter reinstated the rapper’s account in late November, which occurred simply weeks after Musk’s buy of the social media service. In October, the musician had been locked out of his account after what the service referred to as “a violation of Twitter’s policies.”

Ye has made a collection of antisemitic feedback in latest weeks, together with praising Hitler in an interview with conspiracy theorist Alex Jones on Thursday. Ye’s remarks led to his suspension from social media platforms, his expertise company dropping him and corporations like Adidas slicing ties with him. The sportswear producer has additionally launched an investigation into his conduct.

On Thursday, Parler mentioned Ye will now not purchase the social media web site, marking the artist’s newest business partnership to dissolve within the wake of his antisemitic feedback.

The proposed deal was referred to as off “in the interest of both parties” in mid-November, in keeping with a Thursday tweet from Parler guardian company Parlement Technologies. Plans for the acquisition have been first introduced in October.

With reporting by the Associated Press.

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