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Adidas will sell Yeezy designs under a different name following Kanye West controversy, CFO says
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Adidas will sell Yeezy designs under a different name following Kanye West controversy, CFO says

Adidas says it still plans to sell Yeezy designs — just with a different name.The shoe and apparel brand announced its intentions to keep selling Yeezy products — which were created by Ye, formerly known as Kanye West — in a quarterly earnings call Wednesday."I can confirm that Adidas is the sole owner of all design rights related to existing product, as well as previous and new colorways under the partnership," Adidas Chief Financial Officer Harm Ohlmeyer said during the call. "We intend to make use of these rights as early as 2023." "Going forward we will leverage the existing inventory with the exact plans being developed as we speak," Ohlymeyer added.The announcement comes after Adidas said last month that it would cut ties with the rapper...
California Gov. Gavin Newsom on “The Takeout” — 11/4/2022
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California Gov. Gavin Newsom on “The Takeout” — 11/4/2022

California Gov. Gavin Newsom on "The Takeout" — 11/4/2022 - CBS News Watch CBS News California Governor Gavin Newsom joined Major Garrett on "The Takeout" to discuss the possibility of House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy becoming speaker of the House, the fight against homelessness and the recent surge in antisemitism. Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting. Not Now Turn On Source link
Stephen Colbert says Kanye West is banned from “The Late Show” theater: “Stay out of Times Square”
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Stephen Colbert says Kanye West is banned from “The Late Show” theater: “Stay out of Times Square”

Kanye West continues to face backlash after he made multiple antisemitic comments earlier this month. On Thursday night, Stephen Colbert, host of CBS' "The Late Show" banned the rapper from going to the theater where they film and "the northern half of Times Square." "After much thought and soul-searching, I, Stephen Colbert, am banning Kanye West from the Ed Sullivan Theater," Colbert said during the opening of his show. "I have to. I have to. Line in the sand." Colbert continued to quip that his "jurisdiction extends to the northern half of Times Square."  "I am banning Kanye from coming north of Bubba Gump Shrimp," he said. "...Stay out of Times Square. He's been creeping out the Elmos and they've seen a lot already."  Colb...
LeBron James’ show “The Shop” will not air Kanye West episode, citing “hate speech”
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LeBron James’ show “The Shop” will not air Kanye West episode, citing “hate speech”

"The Shop," a talk show starring LeBron James, will not air an episode taped with Kanye West, after the rapper made several antisemitic and offensive comments on social media in recent days.The show, which previously aired on HBO, now airs on YouTube. It is produced by James' SpringHill entertainment and production company, which is run by CEO Maverick Carter, who also stars on the show. "Yesterday we taped an episode of 'The Shop' with Kanye West," Carter said in a statement to CBS News on Thursday. "Kanye was booked weeks ago and, after talking to Kanye directly the day before we taped, I believed he was capable of a respectful discussion and he was ready to address all his recent comments." "Unfortunately, he used 'The Shop' to reiterate mo...
Ye and JPMorgan Chase ending their banking relationship
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Ye and JPMorgan Chase ending their banking relationship

JPMorgan Chase and the rapper formerly known as Kanye West are ending their business relationship, but the breakup is not a result of the controversy over the hip-hop star's recent antisemitic comments.The letter ending West's relationship with JPMorgan was tweeted Wednesday by conservative activist Candace Owens, who has been seen publicly at events with the rapper, who is now legally known as Ye. While Owens claimed that JPMorgan did not disclose the reason for severing ties, the letter was sent to West on Sept. 20, according to a person familiar with the matter who was not authorized to speak about it publicly. The decision was made after Ye publicly said he was going to cut off ties with the bank. JPMorgan is giving West 60 days from the date of the letter to find a new bank...