Ye, the rapper formerly known as Kanye West, appears to have returned to Twitter more than a month after his Twitter account was locked over offensive and antisemitic posts that the social media company said it violated its policies.
Ye tweeted out "Shalom :)," the Hebrew word for peace and used as a salutation, after appearing to return to Twitter earlier in the day.
"Testing Testing Seeing if my Twitter is unblocked," Ye posted on his account in the middle of the day Sunday. To which Musk responded in a tweet, "Don't kill what ye hate, Save what ye love."
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Ye's Twitter suspension occurred during a month of October that was filled with controversy for the rapper. First, the rapper made headlines when and political commentator Candace Owens wore "White Lives Matter" t-shirts at the runway during Paris Fashion Week. Then, after fellow rapper Sean "Diddy" Combs posted on Instagram that he did not support Ye's "White Lives Matter" shirts and urged people not to buy them, Ye responded by accusing Combs of being controlled by Jewish people.
Ye continued to post offensive and antisemitic comments on Twitter and Instagram, leading to his suspension on both platforms. His partner for his Yeezy brand, Adidas, also ended its relationship worth approximately $1.5 billion with the rapper.
In early November, NBC News reviewed documents that showed Ye paid a settlement to a former employee who alleged he had used antisemitic comments in the workplace. Furthermore, six people who have worked with Ye or witnessed him in professional settings over the past five years told NBC News that they had heard him mention conspiracy theories about Jewish people or praise Hitler.
Trump has yet to tweet since his reinstatement. During his suspension, Trump began his own social media company, Truth Social, which similarly allows people to post statements and thoughts like Twitter does.