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Kanye Reportedly Seen with White Nationalist Nick Fuentes

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November 25, 2022

Footage emerged of rapper Kanye West with an individual appearing to be Nick Fuentes, who has been labeled as a white nationalist by the Department of Justice.

The Twitter account “Right Wing Watch” posted a video to Twitter showing West walking out of a Miami airport on November 22 with two men by his side, one of whom was purportedly Fuentes.

Politico reporter Meredith McGraw tweeted that a source told her that West and Fuentes were meeting with former President Donald Trump at Mar-a-Lago; New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman tweeted that West and Fuentes both had dinner with Trump. Trump said in a statement to Axios that “our dinner meeting was intended to be Kanye and me only, but he arrived with a guest whom I had never met and knew nothing about.”

According to Canary Mission, Fuentes questioned the official figure that six million Jews were murdered during the Holocaust in an October 2019 Twitter video. Fuentes compared the Nazi gas chambers to cookies in an oven, and asked if you could bake six million cookies in 15 different ovens in five years. “The math doesn’t quite seem to add up there. I don’t think you’d result in 6 million, maybe 200 to 300,000 cookies.” Fuentes later defended his remarks as a “funny joke.” In February, Representatives Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) and Paul Gosar (R-AZ) spoke at a conference hosted by Fuentes.

“Nick Fuentes is an outright neo Nazi, with plenty of recent remarks like this one aimed at whipping up hate towards Jews,” Daily Beast reporter Will Sommer tweeted. “Now he’s being embraced by one of the biggest celebs in the country and, reportedly, Trumpworld.”

USA Today reporter Will Carless similarly tweeted, “For those who don’t know, Fuentes is the young leader of a far-right white nationalist movement called the ‘Groypers.’ He’s a noted anti-Semite and bigot who is (for now) banned from Twitter and other platforms. Hate likes company, I guess.”

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“Anyone who is surprised to see Kanye hanging out with Nick Fuentes doesn’t understand the Antisemitic messages of either one,” Kiryas Joel School District Superintendent Joel M. Petlin tweeted. “It’s shameful that Antisemitism has become Kanye’s new brand, just as it has always been Nick’s brand.”

This article has been updated.

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