'The Shop' won't air Kanye West's episode, citing his 'hate speech'

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CNN  — 

Kanye West volition not beryllium featured connected “The Shop: Uninterrupted.”

West, who has legally changed his sanction to Ye, taped an occurrence of the HBO speech bid from Lebron James and Maverick Carter earlier this week. In a connection to CNN connected Wednesday, Carter said the occurrence volition not air.

“After talking to Kanye directly, I believed helium was susceptible of a thoughtful treatment astir his caller statements and actions. Unfortunately, helium utilized The Shop to reiterate much hatred code and precise disfigured stereotypes,” Carter, who is besides CEO Springhill Company, which produces the series, said successful a statement. “We person made the determination not to aerial this occurrence of immoderate of Kanye’s remarks.”

Carter did not specify what was said during the taping.

“While The Shop embraces thoughtful and hard topics, we person zero tolerance for hatred code and volition not aerial it connected immoderate of our channels nether immoderate circumstances. I instrumentality afloat work for believing Kanye wanted a antithetic conversation. While I recognize this whitethorn leak, I anticipation others take to bash the close happening and not springiness hatred code an assemblage of immoderate kind,” Carter added.

A root acquainted with the concern told CNN that James was not contiguous during the taping of the episode.

CNN has reached retired to a typical of West for comment.

The determination comes conscionable days aft West was suspended from Instagram and his Twitter relationship restricted for violating the platforms’ policies implicit posts that were criticized arsenic antisemitic.

In the past week, West has besides stirred contention for dressing himself and models astatine his manner amusement successful shirts printed with the words “White Lives Matter,” a operation utilized by White supremacist groups and deemed a hatred slogan by the Anti-Defamation League.

West aboriginal defended the stunt successful an interrogation with Fox News.

HBO, similar CNN, is portion of Warner Bros. Discovery.