• Adidas investigates after ex-workers allege Ye misconduct

    8 days ago - By Chron

    LONDON - Adidas says it is investigating allegations of inappropriate workplace conduct by the rapper formerly known as Kanye West that ex-employees made in an anonymous letter also accusing the German sportswear brand of looking the other way.
    Adidas, which made his Yeezy line, cut ties with Ye last month over his offensive and antisemitic remarks after facing pressure to follow other brands and companies in ending partnerships with the rapper. It said it expected to take a hit of 250 million euros to its net income this year from the move.
    Ye was suspended from Twitter and Instagram over...
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  • A former Yeezy employee said working for Kanye West was like being in a cult and she's had therapy since leaving the company

    8 days ago - By Business Insider

    Kanye West, also known as Ye. Evan Agostini/Invision/AP
    A former Yeezy employee said the culture at the company was "cult-like," per Rolling Stone.
    She told the publication she'd been trying "cult deprogramming" techniques since leaving Yeezy.
    Adidas is launching an investigation into Yeezy's workplace environment.
    A former Yeezy staffer told Rolling Stone the culture at the company was like a cult. More than a dozen former Adidas and Yeezy employees spoke to the publication about their experiences at Yeezy. The collaboration between West and the sportswear company was terminated in...
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