Kanye West has claimed he was jealous of Virgil Abloh. Virgil, 41, who was men's artistic director of Louis Vuitton and Kanye's one-time protege, passed away in 2021 at the age of 41 and Kanye has revealed that he admired and was jealous of Virgil's career, although he hated his designs.
Kanye told French outlet Clique TV: "No one knows I’d been offered the deal by Bernard Arnault [Chief Executive Officer of LVMH].
No one knows the deal was pulled. I used to call myself the ‘Louis Vuitton Don. ’ “Three months after that, they dropped the deal. [Virgil's appointment made me feel] a lot of pain and jealousy. ” Kanye also shared screenshots of messages between himself and Supreme creative director Tremaine Emory on Instagram, where Tremaine berated Kanye for how he treated Virgil during the final months of his life, as he secretly battled cardiac angiosarcoma.
Kanye wrote: "Good to hear from you b****. I hated Virgil's designs and you did to. If you loved his designs so much why you and Luka not wearing it head to to.Read more on msn.com