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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...