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Kanye West Expresses Apology to Vogue Editor Gabriella Karefa-Johnson

Kanye West publicly apologized to Vogue editor Gabriella Karefa-Johnson after criticizing her on Instagram. The controversy arose following his disparaging remarks about her and her boots, which triggered a wave of criticism and backlash. Notably, this incident followed another controversial action where Kanye wore a “White Lives Matter” t-shirt that garnered negative attention.

Supreme creative director Tremaine Emory swiftly responded to Kanye’s remarks, urging him to refrain from mentioning Virgil Abloh and Gabriella. Model Gigi Hadid also chimed in, referring to Kanye as a “bully.” The comments prompted Vogue to issue a statement in support of Gabriella.

Kanye West Details Meeting with Gabriella Karefa-Johnson and Their Resolution

Kanye West later disclosed that he had a two-hour meeting with Gabriella at their favorite restaurant, Ferdie. During the conversation, Kanye clarified that he felt Gabriella was inadvertently speaking on his behalf and acknowledged that Vogue did not instruct her to comment on his “White Lives Matter” t-shirt.

Furthermore, Kanye mentioned that the meeting was recorded and may be released soon. He described the encounter as a respectful discussion where they agreed to disagree while acknowledging their shared struggles for recognition in the fashion industry.

Ye addressed the ongoing situation on his Instagram account the following day, questioning why certain individuals had not shown support or spoken out when he previously expressed concerns about not being able to see his children. He also pondered why his divergent opinions seemed to be the focal point for criticism.

As of now, Kanye continues to navigate these discussions amidst the public scrutiny surrounding his recent statements and actions.

 

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