A 2018 tweet by comedian Zack Fox made the rounds after Kanye West claimed he “likes Hitler.”
The controversial rapper, also known as Ye, appeared on right-wing commentator Alex Jones’ web-streaming show InfoWars on Thursday (December 1st).
During his appearance on the show, the musician responded to Jones’ attempt to defend him against recent criticism of anti-Semitic comments.
“You’re not Hitler, you’re not a Nazi, so you don’t deserve to be demonized,” Jones told West.
In response, the “All Falls Down” rapper said, “Well I see good things about Hitler too.”
He later said as the cameras cut to a commercial break, “I like Hitler.”
West’s comments were widely denounced on social media, with figures such as Frozen Star Josh Gad speaks out against the message.
Among the reactions, a screenshot of an old tweet by comedian Zack Fox was recirculated on the platform.
In a tweet originally posted in September 2018, Fox said, “I highly recommend getting off the Kanye train before it inevitably hits the ‘Hitler was a good guy’ stop.”
Fellow comedian Felonious Munk reposted Fox’s tweet on Thursday, adding the caption: “My son told you all.”
By September 2018, when Fox shared this prophetic warning, West had made a series of unsavory comments that drew criticism from fans and public figures.
In May 2018, he remarked in an interview that “slavery is a choice.” TMZ. He had also identified himself as a supporter of Donald Trump during the presidential election campaign.
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Prior to this latest statement, West had been kicked out of campaigns with Adidas, GAP and Balenciaga after a series of anti-Semitic comments.
After West’s performance on InfowarsIt was revealed that plans for him to buy right-wing “free speech” platform Parler had been ended.
He was then suspended from Twitter after posting a picture of a swastika in the Star of David.
https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/music/news/zack-fox-kanye-west-hitler-b2237555.html Zack Fox’s 2018 tweet resurfaces after Kanye West said he ‘likes Hitler’