Friends actor David Schwimmer, whose family is Jewish, has also taken a stance against the rapper.
Sharing a text post that read, “bye”, Schwimmer wrote on Instagram: “Anti-Semitism is on the rise globally. Jews make up only 2.4% of the population of the United States but are the victims of more than 60% of all religious hate crimes.”
He added: “Whether or not Kanye West is mentally ill, there’s no question he is a bigot. His hate speech calls for violence against Jews. If you interpret his words any other way and defend him, guess what? You are racist.”
Schwimmer added that if we don’t call someone out as “influential as Kanye” out for his ignorant words, then we are complicit.
“Silence is complicity,” the actor concluded.
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