Rapper Ye could be denied entry to Australia for anti-Semitic comments


Canberra — a senior Australian government minister said the rapper on Wednesday Ye, formerly known as Kanye Westhe could be denied a visa for anti-Semitic comments if he tries to visit Australia. He was responding to media reports that he was planning to visit Sensory’s family.

Clare said he did not know if Ye had applied for a visa, but said Australia had previously denied visas to people with anti-Semitic views.

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Rapper Kanye West, now known as Ye, arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, CA on February 9, 2020.

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“If he applied, he would have to go through the same process and answer the same questions,” Claire said on the Nine Network TV show.

last month, Ye praised Hitler in an interview With conspiracy theorist Alex Jones. Twitter suspended Ye after he tweeted a photo of a swastika fused with a Star of David.

Australian immigration law sets security and character requirements for non-citizens to enter. The decision on whether Ye will obtain an Australian visa will be made by Immigration Minister Andrew Giles.

Peter Wertheim, co-CEO of Australia’s Jewish Executive Council, met with government officials on Tuesday to argue for the entry ban.

“There have been sympathetic hearings,” Wertheim told Sky News. and explained the reasons in detail.”

Opposition leader Peter Dutton said that if he was in government, he tended to shut Ye out for character reasons.

“It’s my tendency not to want him in,” Dutton told Melbourne’s Radio 3AW on Tuesday.

“His anti-Semitic comments are disgraceful, his actions and actions are appalling, and he is not a man of good character,” added Dutton.

Ye and Censori are planning to visit her family next week in the suburb of Ivanhoe, northeast of Melbourne, Seven Network News reported.

Ye and Censori recently got married less than two months ago He finalized his divorce from Kim Kardashianentertainment news site TMZ reported two weeks ago.

The AP did not immediately respond to Ye’s representatives asking if he planned to marry Censori and visit Melbourne.


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