Kanye West is buying “uncancelable free speech platform” Parler


Kanye West has announced he’s buying Parler, the “uncancelable free speech platform.”

Ye’s move to buy the Twitter-competitor is mere days after he returned to Twitter and Instagram, only to post messages about Jewish people – which got him locked out of his Instagram and Twitter accounts.

Parlement Technologies said they’ve reached an agreement in principle to sell the platform to Kanye West, who now goes by the name Ye, and they expect to close the deal in Q4 2022. A price for the acquisition wasn’t confirmed.

“In a world where conservative opinions are considered to be controversial we have to make sure we have the right to freely express ourselves,” West said in a statement.

Parler’s parent company said they’re hopeful for the acquisition, saying that it will help facilitate “an uncancelable ecosystem where all voices are welcome.”

West was locked out of Instagram for sharing a screenshot of a message he sent fellow rapper Sean “Diddy” Combs, claiming that Combs is controlled by the Jews.

After this Ye took to Twitter to post a message (which is also now deleted) that he was “going death con 3 on Jewish people” and that they “have toyed with me and tried to black ball anyone whoever opposes your agenda.”

Apple and Google have removed Parler from their app stores previously, most notably in response to activity on the January 2021 Capitol building riots – though the app was later re-added to both platforms.

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