Kanye West reportedly played porn, including his own sex tapes, for Yeezy employees.
That’s the bombshell revelation from an open letter issued by several ex-Yeezy staff members to the executive board members and CEO of Adidas.
As per Rolling Stone, the staffers accused Kanye of repeatedly showing “hardcore” pornography during work hours.
In the open letter, titled “The Truth About Yeezy: A Call to Action for Adidas Leadership”, the staffers demand that Adidas “address the toxic and chaotic environment that Kanye West created,” including a “very sick pattern of predacious behaviour toward women.”
According to the former staff members, the rapper often discussed porn during work hours, even playing explicit videos during staff meetings. He also allegedly played his own sex tapes for Yeezy staffers.
“The oversexualized behaviour has been consistent since the beginning,” a former senior employee told Rolling Stone. “I don’t know that it ever went away.”
According to a woman who once interviewed for a job at Yeezy, Kanye was heard expressing his wish to Yeezy staffers that they make a sneaker that he could ejaculate into. “Not a sex-toy sneaker but something that you were so into that you would wanna have an intimate relationship,” she said. “He’d be, like, ‘literally fuck.’ He would be very clear on what that meant.”
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The open letter also alleged that high-profile Adidas staff ignored the warning signs about Kanye’s worrisome actions. “The most troubling behaviour that should have been flagged by the executive team very early in the partnership is his manipulative and fear-based approach to leading the team, all while trying to assert dominance over Adidas employees in closed rooms,” the open letter stated.
After the open letter came to public attention, an Adidas spokesperson issued the following statement to Rolling Stone: “Adidas does not tolerate hate speech and offensive behaviour and therefore has terminated the adidas Yeezy partnership. We have been and continue to be actively engaged in conversations with our employees about the events that lead [sic] to our decision to end the partnership.
“They have our full support and as we’re working through the details of the termination, we have been clear that we want to keep our employees’ talent and skills within the organization.”
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