Ye shocks the internet with ‘White Lives Matter’ T-shirt

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Ye shocks the internet with ‘White Lives Matter’ T-shirt

Kanye West, also known as Ye wore a t-shirt emblazoned with the phrase “White Lives Matter” on the back while addressing attendees at his YZY SZN 9 presentation in Paris on Monday.

The runway presentation in Paris is Kanye’s ninth Yeezy collection, referred to as “YZY SZN 9.”

Held in Paris’s 8th arrondissement, the show itself consisted of a preamble by Ye followed by a procession of models—among them Naomi Campbell, Michèle Lamy, singer James Blake, and Selah Marley, who is the daughter of Lauryn Hill and Rohan Marley—who wore oversized, muted-tone designs consistent with Ye’s oeuvre.

A Sunday Service-style choir, which reportedly included several of Ye’s children, performed during the show, which was also live-streamed on Ye’s YouTube channel.

“I am Ye, and everyone here knows that I am the leader,” Ye, wearing a long-sleeve T-shirt with the words “white lives matter” printed on the back, said during his introduction, per Page Six, later adding “You can’t manage me. This is an unmanageable situation.”