Trevor Noah: I said ‘counsel’ Kanye West, not ‘cancel’ him

Trevor Noah: I stated ‘counsel’ Kanye West, not ‘cancel’ him

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Trevor Noah says it was by no means his intention to “cancel” Kanye West amid their ongoing feud.

“I stated counsel Kanye not cancel Kanye,” the “Each day Present” host, 38, tweeted on Sunday.

West’s beef with Noah started earlier this week when the comic referred to as out the rapper for “harassing” ex Kim Kardashian on-line.

“What [Kardashian is] going by way of is terrifying to look at, and it shines a highlight on what so many ladies undergo once they select to go away,” Noah stated partially throughout his Comedy Central present on Tuesday.

“What we’re seeing is among the strongest, one of many richest girls on the earth, unable to get her ex to cease texting her, to cease chasing after her, to cease harassing her.”

West, 44, clapped again by directing a racial slur at Noah in an offensive Instagram caption that has since been deleted.

Because of this, the social media app suspended West for twenty-four hours for violating their insurance policies on hate speech, bullying and harassment.

The Yeezy founder additionally obtained the axe from performing on the upcoming 2022 Grammys – which Noah is internet hosting – for his “regarding on-line conduct,” his rep confirmed to Selection on Saturday.

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Noah gained’t be introducing West on the upcoming Grammy Awards.
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Noah beforehand addressed West’s controversial conduct in an Instagram put up that has since been deleted.

“I believed otherwise about how I spent my cash due to you, I discovered to guard my child-like creativity from grown ideas due to you, s–t I nonetheless smile each time I placed on a seatbelt due to you,” Noah wrote.

The speak present character went on to elucidate that it “breaks” his coronary heart to see West “like this,” attacking Kardashian, Pete Davidson and extra public figures on social media.

“Don’t ever overlook, the largest trick racists ever performed on black individuals was instructing us to strip one another of our blackness every time we disagree,” Noah added. “I don’t care when you assist Trump and I don’t care when you roast Pete. I do nonetheless care once I see you on a path that’s dangerously near peril and ache.”

Kanye West and Kim Kardashian posing together at the Met Gala.
West has repeatedly harassed ex-wife Kim Kardashian on Instagram.
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Kardashian, 41, filed for divorce from West in February 2021 and was declared legally single from the rapper earlier this month. The 2 share 4 children: North, 8, Saint, 6, Chicago, 4, and Psalm, 2.

The Skims founder has since moved on with Davidson, 28. In the meantime, West has briefly dated a lot of girls in latest months, together with mannequin Vinetria, actress Julia Fox and Kardashian look-alike Chaney Jones.

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