KANYE WEST's comments about slavery being a "choice" are earning him attention, but they could end up costing him. There's an online petition asking Adidas to drop his sneaker line.
It says, quote, "Kanye West has a right to free speech, and he has the right to spout lies and misinformation and misplaced opinions . . . but we as consumers have the right to fight back against this type of dangerous propaganda."
In a British TV interview, WILL.I.AM said he was HEARTBROKEN by Kanye's comments. He added, quote, "That statement was one of the most ignorant statements that anybody who came from the hood can say about their ancestors."
And he said, quote, "I hope [he's not saying that] to raise awareness to sell a record and some shoes."
EVE had a lot to say on "The Talk" yesterday, but here's how she summed it up . . . quote, "I am done with Kanye." (People)
Hip-hop legend DR. PHIL thinks Kanye's words have empowered hate groups, and Here's Kanye making nice with a reporter. He even gave the guy a hug.