Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs has shared his thoughts on the “White Lives Matter” t-shirt worn by Kanye West at his recent Yeezy show for Paris Fashion Week.West has faced significant backlash for wearing a shirt with the phrase – an appropriation of the Black Lives Matter slogan used to protest racial injustice, discrimination and police brutality – along with models who walked at the show, and conservative pundit Candace Owens.Now, Diddy has taken to Instagram in response to West’s attire, disagreeing with its message.
Diddy – who collaborated with West on Ty Dolla $ign’s 2015 song ‘Guard Down’ – begins the video by defending West as a “freethinker”, saying that he “will always support [his] brother,” but said of West’s stunt: “I don’t rock with it.
I’m not with it.”A post shared by LOVE (@diddy)Diddy continued: “What the press and what fashion is doing, thinking this is a joke, when right now, all America has planned for us is poverty, incarceration and death.
So, before I can get to any other lives matter, which, all lives matter, you know what I’m saying? That Black Lives Matter, don’t play with it.”He concluded: “Don’t wear the shirt, don’t buy the shirt, don’t play with the shirt.Read more on nme.com