you started 2022 as a billionaire, but ended up looking a little different. The artist has lost Yeezy’s partnerships with Gap, Balenciaga, and Adidas over the past few months. He is still facing public scrutiny for his anti-Semitic comments and a $25 million defamation lawsuit from the family of George Floyd. Then he lost his rare financial feat – his billionaire status.
In another dismal development, former Mr. West recently revealed the IRS had his multi-million dollar bank account. Before abruptly ending his recent podcast appearance, Ye claimed the Internal Revenue Service kept $75 million in his account.
Ye told Time Pool, host of the right-wing podcast Timcast IRL, that his financial advisors warned him about the situation. He claims that he discovered a plot to land him in jail the morning of the podcast filming.
“So they froze, they kept $75 million in four of my accounts,” Ye said. “And then they say you owe a lot of taxes. It took me about 6 hours to figure out what “a lot” is. They said, oh, about $50 million.”
Later, Ye said he asked about qualifying for the presidential race from prison. He knows the answer is yes, with the backing of legal experts interviewed by Insider. Recent musician and designer cv b
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Ye stormed out after the anti-Semitic question
During the interview, Ye admits she’s not the best “financial savvy person on the planet” and sought advice from his business finance directors on tax evasion after hearing the news.
Ye explained that when he first became famous, he was 24 years old and “stop growing” in certain areas because he has a manager and his mother around to do business.
“It’s always like you go from one handler to the next, the next, the next. So now I’m – I’m really learning how to run a company,” Ye said. I had to learn how, you know, to really count. I’m like Pablo in a movie, like I don’t even know where to put the money, actually made $300 million in cash, but you’re like an expensive guy… you know we’re not going to use it. -word just because it sounds like too passé.
Later in the interview, anti-Semitism took over the topic of conversation.
“You know when I got here, I felt like it was a sort of defensive setup…I wouldn’t go through anything else…like I would really give up if I sat here talking. about, you know, you can’t say it was the Jews who did it when every sensible person knew…Jon Stuart knew what happened to me. And they went too far,” Ye said.
A few minutes later, he left the podcast while the podcast host and guest continued the discussion. This moment is the latest controversial interview with the rapper–from him drink champion appeared to comment with the paparazzi.