Kanye West Sparks Antisemitism Controversy with 'Yews' Trademark Application
Kanye West has filed 26 new trademark applications for:— Josh Gerben (@JoshGerben) October 6, 2023
The filings, made on October 2, indicate Kanye seeks to own the "YEWS" trademark for:
- Online gambling
- Amusement park attractions
- A TV series
The intentions behind this move remain uncertain, but it will undoubtedly be monitored closely by both consumers and the Jewish community, considering the sensitive remarks Kanye made last year.
In typical Kanye West fashion, the news of the "YEWS" trademark filing caused a stir among rap fans on social media. One person humorously noted, "YEWS is so funny. Kanye is the most unserious person on this planet," while another expressed concern, labeling him a "menace to society!"
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Meanwhile, Kanye is reportedly immersed in his work with Ty Dolla $ign on his forthcoming album, all from his base in Italy, where he's been stationed since the early parts of the summer. Apart from his solo endeavors, there's also talk of a collaborative project with Ty in the works.
Dolla $ign even shared a comical clip of Kanye in Italy, where he playfully interrupted a pedicure session.