A Vogue spokesperson told Page Six exclusively on Friday that neither the magazine nor its editor Anna Wintour has any plans to work with Kanye West again after his anti-Semitic rants and support for the White Lives Matter cause.
Wintour, 72, has a long and close relationship with the rapper-turned-designer, 45. She first invited him to her annual Met Gala in 2009 before featuring him and ex-wife Kim Kardashian on the cover in 2014 after they married.
Last month, Wintour modeled the Yeezy founder’s new sunglasses line in press images sent in to promote the sunglasses – even after publicly bullying Kardashian online about their children.
And then on October 4, Wintour sent his longtime close friend, Baz Luhrmann, to film the reconciliation between West and one of his editors, Gabriella Karefa-Johnson, after he mocked her fashion sense because that she had criticized him for wearing a White Lives Matter. T-shirt during her fashion show in Paris.
But on Friday, sources told us that fashion royalty was finally ready to release the Grammy winner after he made a series of staggering threats against the Jewish people, then aggressively doubled down on them after getting the opportunity to apologize.
“Anna has had enough,” an insider told Us, adding, “She made it very clear to Vogue that Kanye is no longer part of the inner circle.”
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It’s unclear exactly what this will mean in practice – whether, for example, Vogue’s website simply won’t feature images of its fashion shows – but at the very least, it looks like it won’t. no longer welcome at the Met Gala and that he will no longer be featured on the cover of the magazine.
Also on Friday, fashion house Balenciaga said it would no longer work with West.
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