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West has been under severe criticism since his appearance on Saturday Night Live over the weekend. In which he pointed out that 90% of the news media is liberal, that blacks were not always predominantly Democrats, and that he wasn’t concerned about racism in America.
West also said that he was bullied back stage on the SNL set, and asked not to appear before the audience in his “Make America Great Again,” hat. West did not heed that advice. Since his appearance and speech on SNL West has been attacked by fellow rappers such as Snoop Dogg, who called West an “Uncle Tom,” for his support of President Trump.
According to ESPN, the NBA will likely ban the shoes due to their reflective highly-reflective heels. The concern, according to industry insiders cited in the ESPN report, is that the reflection from the heels would be a distraction to spectators and television audiences.
Players were expected to wear the shoes during the upcoming 2018-2019 season. However, in light of these new concerns about the reflection from the shoes, it’s thought that no player will wear Yeezy’s this year without a re-design to eliminate the glare.
“NBA officials must OK new designs from brands ahead of each season,” ABC reported. The NBA hadn’t formally reviewed the new Yeezy shoe as of Monday, but the design West showcased most recently would not be permitted as is, a source told ESPN.
originally posted by: StallionDuck
a reply to: Boadicea
The thing is... Where he's from and how he made it. In short... Someone gonna get got, is what I'm afraid of. He must have some serious security. He can't be this lucky this long.