Final Up to date: October 17, 2022, 17:20 IST
(Reuters) -Parlement Applied sciences, the mother or father firm of social media app Parler, mentioned on Monday that it is going to be acquired by rapper Kanye West, who legally modified his title to easily Ye final yr.
Parler, a preferred app amongst conservatives, mentioned it expects the deal to shut in the course of the fourth quarter of 2022. It didn’t give a deal worth.
“In a world the place conservative opinions are thought-about to be controversial we’ve to ensure we’ve the proper to freely specific ourselves,” Ye mentioned in an announcement.
Ye’s Instagram and Twitter accounts have been restricted earlier than, most not too long ago this month when social media platforms eliminated his posts that on-line customers condemned as anti-Semitic.
The American rapper had introduced in 2020 that he would run for U.S. President in an obvious problem to former U.S. President Donald Trump, however later pulled out.
Final month Parler created a brand new mother or father firm, Parlement Applied sciences Inc as a part of an overhaul.
West final month ended a partnership with attire firm Hole Inc, saying it failed to fulfill its obligations underneath the contract.