Kanye West is catching warmth for utilizing the r-word to explain President Biden … condemned by of us who advocate for folk with Down syndrome and disabilities.
Ye lashed out at Biden in his interview with Piers Morgan, saying POTUS is “f***ing r-word” for not in search of enter from Elon Musk, and now the epithet is sparking outrage.
Jordan Kough, Government Director of the Nationwide Down Syndrome Congress, tells TMZ … the r-word is hateful to all individuals with disabilities, and it’s extremely disappointing to see Kanye embrace it. Even worse, Kough believes Ye is aware of it is extremely offensive.
The NDSC says the r-word strips humanity from of us with disabilities … and Kough is encouraging Kanye, and others with massive platforms, to contemplate the ability of their phrases.
Over on the Nationwide Incapacity Rights Community, Kanye’s shedding tons of help. Government Director Marlene Sallo says incapacity advocates appreciated when Kanye as soon as stated his bipolar dysfunction was his superpower, however now those self same individuals are tremendous upset to see Ye use an “outdated and hateful” phrase.
The NDRN goes a step additional … calling for Kanye to apologize. Good luck with that.
Ye’s additionally being denounced by the Nationwide Down Syndrome Society … a rep there tells us the r-word has no place in public discourse, no matter whether or not it is aimed toward somebody with a incapacity or not.
As we reported, Kanye’s on a tear towards a number of teams … making a slew of anti-Semitic remarks … most lately throughout his chat with Piers, when he said he solely wished to go “dying con 3” on Jews who’ve screwed him over.
And there is this … throughout that interview, Kanye was more than pleased to acknowledge his views had been racist.