(CNN) — Athletic shoe company Skechers said in a statement Wednesday that two company executives escorted beleaguered musician Kanye West from one of the company’s buildings in Los Angeles. rice field.
West, who legally changed his name to Ye, “arrived without notice, without invitation,” according to the company. He said he was engaged in “unauthorized filming” and was taken out “after a short conversation.”
“Skechers has not considered partnering with West and has no intention of doing so,” the company said in a statement Wednesday. We do not tolerate hate speech in the form of
West’s visit to Skechers came a day after Adidas ended its partnership with the musician with “immediate effect.” Adidas said it was “considering a partnership” in early October after he wore a “White Lives Matter” T-shirt in public. We classify it as a “hate slogan” used by supremacist groups.
In a recent rant against Jews on the Drink Champs Podcast, West said, “I can say I’m an anti-Semitic s***, but Adidas can’t put me down.” He also threatened on Twitter to “do a Death Con 3 to JEWISH PEOPLE”.
Other companies that have recently pulled out of West include Gap, Footlocker and TJ Maxx.
– CNN’s Jordan Valinsky contributed to this report
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