Balenciaga fashion house is said to cut connections with Ye

By Sakshi

 Oct 22,2022

Paris -- Balenciaga designer has severed the ties with Ye, the rapper who was previously called Kanye West, as per an account in the media.

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The decision came in response to several offensive comments made by Ye as well as antisemitic posts that led to his exile from Twitter as well as Instagram.

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"Balenciaga has no connection with the artist, nor do they have plans for projects in the future that are related to the singer," 

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parent company Kering said to Women's Wear Daily in response to a query on Friday, without further explanation.

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The company didn't respond to multiple calls and emails to The Associated Press requesting comment.

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A representative of Ye did not respond to requests for information.

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Ye was a collaborator in a variety of areas with Balenciaga, as well as their artistic director Demna Gvasalia.

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The brand has also enjoyed an ongoing partnership to Kim Kardashian, Ye's ex-wife who has been featured in their ads and has also credited her former husband for introducing her the label.

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Ye was recently barred from posting content on Twitter and Instagram due to anti-Semitic content that social networks claimed violated their rules.

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