Kanye West to obtain authorized counsel from lawyer behind Johnny Depp defamation trial win

Ye, previously generally known as Kanye West, will now be receiving authorized counsel on a “number of enterprise issues” from a group of legal professionals together with Camille Vasquez, one of many attorneys who represented Johnny Depp in his defamation trial, a spokesperson for the regulation agency Brown Rudnick instructed CBS News. No different particulars had been offered.

On Friday, Women’s Wear Daily reported that luxurious trend model Balenciaga severed ties with the rapper.

“Balenciaga has now not any relationship nor any plans for future tasks associated to this artist,” the outlet reported, citing an announcement from Balenciaga’s father or mother firm Kering.

West had walked within the luxurious model’s present throughout Paris Fashion Week earlier this month.

The resolution comes as West faces backlash for sporting a shirt with a “White Lives Matter” slogan, making a number of antisemitic feedback, and sharing offensive statements on Twitter and Instagram. The social media platforms subsequently restricted the rapper’s entry to his accounts.

West then introduced that he could be coming into into an settlement to purchase the right-leaning social community Parler.

Other firms which have labored with West up to now have additionally lower ties with him. According to an individual aware of the matter, JPMorgan Chase despatched a letter to West on Sept. 20 to primarily dissolve their banking relationship. The financial institution gave the rapper 60 days from the date of the letter to discover a new banking relationship.

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