Parler Exec Peikoff: ‘Pleasantly Surprised,’ ‘Excited’ By Ye Purchase Offer

FILE - Kanye West arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party on  Feb. 9, 2020, in Beverly Hills, Calif. West, who goes by Ye, is ending the contract between his company Yeezy and the struggling clothing retailer, confirmed his lawyer in an emailed statement to The Associated Press Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

At a glance

  • Parler’s Head of Policy and Legal, Amy Peikoff, told Newsmax on Monday she was “pleasantly surprised” to learn rapper Kanye West, who now goes by “Ye,” was interested in buying the social media platform.
  • She is “excited” to see what that could mean with the musician.
  • “I found out about this only on Friday, and I told George Farmer, our CEO, ‘You know, I thought nothing could surprise me anymore,’ but this was, of course, a pleasant surprise, but a surprise,” Peikoff told Monday’s “American Agenda.”

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