Adidas To Examine Complaints Kanye West Confirmed Workers Porn

“It’s at the moment not clear whether or not the accusations made in an nameless letter are true,” Adidas stated in a press release. “Nonetheless, we take these allegations very severely and have taken the choice to launch an unbiased investigation of the matter instantly to handle the allegations.”

In Rolling Stone’s report, printed Tuesday, former staff who labored with Ye’s Yeezy trend model accused the rapper of disturbing office conduct that they stated Adidas management declined to confront. The journal stated it interviewed greater than two dozen former Yeezy and Adidas workers.

These folks alleged Ye engaged in provocative, intimidating and sexualized conduct with workers, notably ladies, over the course of a decade. Former staffers claimed that, amongst different incidents, Ye performed porn in workers conferences and confirmed potential and present group members an express video and photographs of Kim Kardashian, in addition to his personal intercourse tapes. Ye and Kardashian married in 2014 and filed for divorce early final yr.

A number of former high-ranking workers reportedly despatched Adidas executives a letter on Tuesday calling for motion from firm management, whom they accused of ignoring Ye’s “predacious conduct towards ladies” and the “poisonous and chaotic setting” he created.

Adidas, below stress to chop ties with the designer following a number of incidents of hate speech, ended its partnership with Ye final month.

Ye has additionally been dropped by most of his different skilled companions, together with his expertise company and different manufacturers resembling Balenciaga and Hole.