Parler suspends intention to sell Kanye West, parent company announces
“Every human being has something of value that they brought to the table, especially Hitler,” Ye said during an interview with far-right provocateur Alex Jones.
« I don’t like the word ‘evil’ next to Nazis, » he later added. « I like Jews, but I also like Nazis. »
The response from some Republican lawmakers was swift, after many dragged their feet in condemning former President Donald Trump’s decision to have dinner with Ye and white nationalist Nick Fuentes over the weekend.
Ye’s bid to buy the platform was fraught with stumbles, including accidentally revealing the contact details of hundreds of so-called « VIP » members.
The platform has sought to woo right-wing commentators and position itself as a free speech site, but has struggled to maintain a large active user base.
Rebecca Kern contributed to this report.