Mixed feelings. After the Recording Academy was banned Kanye West of performing at the 2022 Grammy Awards, celebrities weighed in on their thoughts — and not all of them were behind the decision.
the ladies of The view dedicated a portion of their “Hot Topics” segment to the 44-year-old rapper on Monday, March 21, and they disagreed over whether the Academy had made the right choice. The ‘famous’ artist lashes out at ex-wife Kim Kardashian and her boyfriend, Pete Davidsonvia social media since they started dating in October 2021. The Chicago native also made headlines for targeting last week DL Hughley and Trevor Noah†
Ana Navarro expressed support for both the Grammy ban and Instagram’s decision to temporarily suspend him from the platform earlier this month.
“I wonder why the social platforms have taken so long to ban him after he has been posting threats and horrific, despicable comments against so many people for so long,” said the 50-year-old commentator. “Too often people who are rich, who are famous, surround themselves with an entourage who love the trappings so much that they are unable to confront you with the truth.”
Cohost of Navarro Sunny Hostin disagreed, saying she was “uncomfortable” with the Academy’s choice to ban him from the show, which aired on CBS on Sunday, April 3. “I believe in consistency culture,” she added. “I don’t believe in cancellation culture.”
We Weekly confirmed on Sunday, March 20, that the Recording Academy had canceled West’s scheduled appearance for the 64th Annual Awards. An insider said the decision was inspired by the Yeezy designer’s recent Instagram activity, which included racist comments about 38-year-old Noah.
The comedian is slated to host the Grammys for the second year in a row. Earlier this month, the Born as a crime author discussed West’s mental health on an episode of The daily show†
“The strange thing about the situation is that Kanye West has told us that he is struggling with his mental health,” the political commentator said. “So I get it, you want to have art as therapy. But here’s what’s weird that Kanye doesn’t understand. It’s like, what we see is – it makes you uncomfortable.”
Noah continued: “With Kanye, we don’t know how to feel. We don’t know how to worry. I don’t think Kanye seems to understand that. He says, ‘Let me make my art.’ Yeah, but Kanye, you told us you’re in trouble. If we’re worried about that, you’re telling us not to worry, because we’re not [his] problem. whether it is [his] issues? Which one is it?”
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