Ye Breaks Twitter Silence With ‘Shalom’ Post

Kanye West’s account previously locked for anti-semitic posts
Kanye West performs on stage during the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards on August 28, 2016 at Madison Square Garden in New York. / AFP / Jewel SAMAD        (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP via Getty Images)

At a glance

  • After a more than two-week hiatus, Kanye West, now known as Ye, posted his first tweets.
  • Ye posted a tweet to see if his Twitter account was working and then followed up with “Shalom,” a greeting in Hebrew.
  • Ye’s account was locked on October 10 for an unspecified amount of time after posting a series of antisemitic comments that escalated into threatening and hateful remarks about Jewish people.

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