A full-length documentary about Kanye West has been put on hold following his recent anti-Semitic remarks.
The rapper, who legally changed his name to Yeh last year, was also removed by talent agency CAA following the controversy.
Modi Wiczyk, Asif Satchu and Scott Tenley, studio executives at documentary production company MRC, said in a statement on Monday that they “cannot support any content that expands its platform.”
The west Recently banned from Instagram and Twitter Posts about social media companies saying they violated their terms of service.
The artist has made a series of controversial remarks recently.
In addition to saying he would be participating in “Death Hoax 3” against Jews, he also suggested slavery was a “choice” and called the COVID-19 vaccine “the mark of the beast.”
Modi Wiczyk and Asif Satchu are co-founders and co-CEOs of MRC Entertainment. Scott Tenley is MRC’s Chief Commercial Officer.
In a lengthy memo, the three discussed the history of anti-Semitism.
They wrote: “Kanye is a music producer and sampler. Last week he sampled and remixed a classic tune that’s been around for over 3,000 years – Jews are evil, they conspire to control the world for their own gain lie.
“The song was performed a cappella in the Pharaonic, Babylonian and Roman times, with the Spanish Inquisition and the Russian Pale of Settlement, Hitler brought the song to electronic music. Kanye is now helping to make it mainstream in the modern age. “
Earlier this month, West was widely criticized for wearing a “White Lives Matter” T-shirt to his own runway show at Paris Fashion Week.
Shelving the documentary comes after French fashion house Balenciaga and Bank of America Corp. JPMorgan cut ties with the West.
Others in Hollywood, including his estranged wife Kim Kardashian and other members of her family, have condemned anti-Semitism.
Some, however, supported the rapper, and over the weekend demonstrators unfurled banners praising the West on flyovers in Los Angeles.