‘I like Hitler’: Kanye West doubles down on anti-semitism in wild Infowars stream

‘I like Hitler’: Kanye West doubles down on anti-semitism in wild Infowars stream

"The Nazis were thugs and did really bad things. But they did good things too. We gotta stop dissing the Nazis all the time… I love Nazis,” West said.
02 Dec, 2022

Kanye West declared his “love” of Nazis and admiration for Adolf Hitler on Thursday, sparking outrage as another commercial partner announced it was splitting from the troubled superstar.

In an extraordinary hours-long appearance on Infowars, the show fronted by conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, West — now known as Ye — wore a black mask completely covering his face, as he ranted about sin, pornography and the devil.

“I like Hitler,” West said several times.

Even though West hid his face — the mask had neither eye nor mouth slits —there seemed no doubt it was him. Jones addressed him as West as they spoke, Infowars billed the interview as being with West, and at one point Jones took West’s cellphone and posted a tweet on his account that appeared in real time.

West, who has hinted he is running for US president in 2024, has spoken openly about his struggles with mental illness, but his erratic behaviour has continued to raise concerns.

The rapper-businessman has seen his commercial relationships crumble after a series of anti-Semitic comments, as the one-time titan of fashion and music appears to have entered a disturbing spiral.

In his lengthy appearance on the Infowars livestream, West opened the throttle, drawing shocked laughter and even disagreement from far-right host Jones.

“I see good things about Hitler also,” he told Jones.

“This guy… invented highways, invented the very microphone that I used as a musician, you can’t say out loud that this person ever did anything good, and I’m done with that.”

Hitler did not invent either of those things.

“I’m done with the classification, every human being has something of value that they brought to the table, especially Hitler.

“I like Hitler.”

‘I love Nazis’

Jones, a serial provocateur who has been ordered to pay hundreds of millions of dollars in damages for claiming one of America’s deadliest school shootings was a “hoax,” interjected that “the Nazis were thugs and did really bad things.”

West did not back down.

“But they did good things too. We gotta stop dissing the Nazis all the time… I love Nazis,” West said.

Hours after the astonishing performance, social media platform Parler, a favorite of conservatives for its hands-off approach to moderation, said a deal for West to buy the outfit was off.

“Parlement Technologies would like to confirm that the company has mutually agreed with Ye to terminate the intent of sale of Parler,” the network said on Twitter.

“This decision was made in the interest of both parties in mid-November.”

In October, German sportswear giant Adidas severed its lucrative tie-up with West after the star made anti-Semitic statements, including threatening to “go death con 3 on JEWISH PEOPLE,” using a misspelled reference to US military readiness.

Paris fashion house Balenciaga and US clothing retailer Gap have also ended ties with West, who appeared at a Paris fashion show wearing a shirt with the slogan “White Lives Matter,” a rebuke to the Black Lives Matter racial equality movement.


West appeared on the Jones program with Nick Fuentes, the same white supremacist with whom West had dinner last week with Donald Trump at the former president’s Florida estate, in a meeting that provoked outrage.

Thursday’s livestream sparked immediate condemnation from the Republican Jewish Coalition, which dubbed the three men “a disgusting triumvirate of conspiracy theorists, Holocaust deniers, and anti-Semites.”

“Given his praise of Hitler, it can’t be overstated that Kanye West is a vile, repellent bigot who has targeted the Jewish community with threats and Nazi-style defamation,” a statement from the group said.

“Conservatives who have mistakenly indulged Kanye West must make it clear that he is a pariah. Enough is enough.”


ENGR Hamid Shafiq Dec 02, 2022 11:33am
Now your carrier and nationality in danger?
Imran khan (Mardan) KPK Dec 02, 2022 11:41am
I back west , he’s right about Jews.
Zak Dec 02, 2022 11:48am
Had they ignored him, the matter would have faded away, now by giving publicity, the public is more aware and support may grow for such thinking.
Asif A Shah Dec 02, 2022 11:59am
Kanye West does not know what he is talking about. Nazism was a pernicious ideology.
Dr. Salaria, Aamir Ahmad Dec 02, 2022 01:01pm
An attempt in futility to get world's attention, look important, attract unwarranted media coverage but in essence, do nothing tangible and solid.
Naxalite Dec 02, 2022 01:13pm
He is having a mental breakdown ever since Kim left her
M. Saeed Dec 02, 2022 02:53pm
In the US, negativity is on a fast-track to rise!
Skeptic Dec 02, 2022 03:07pm
The dude is crazy and just being controversial to capitalize on his notoriety and infamy! The last hurrah and insults is the domain of those who crash and burn, going down in flames as failures in the end.
Kublai Dec 02, 2022 03:59pm
This man Kanye is mentally sick. He needs help. He needs psychiatric evaluation and treatments. But no one, repeat no one, around him, his hanger ons, yes men, dare to tell him that.
Truth be told Dec 02, 2022 06:05pm
Interesting. He is acting like Imran Khan is trying hard to get relevant.
LOL Dec 02, 2022 06:32pm
At the end he can plead insanity and case closed!
St. Mercury Dec 02, 2022 10:03pm
Ye needs to buy a new mirror. When he see himself in the mirror he has he sees a white man and an ugly negro. He needs a reality check.