(AllHipHop News) There seems to be some confusion surrounding the so-called Blexit movement. At first, conservative commentator Candace Owens reportedly suggested that Kanye West was directly involved in creating apparel for the campaign calling on African-Americans to leave the Democratic Party.
Page Six quoted Owens saying, "I am blessed to say that this logo, these colors, were created by my dear friend and fellow superhero Kanye West." That comment led some people to believe that Kanye was fully endorsing the idea of Blexit.
Owens later posted, "The press is trying to use Kanye’s name to create drama and further divisiveness which is WRONG." That tweet also featured a longer statement that claimed Ye helped the Turning Point USA communications director design the "X" in the image.
However, West posted his own tweet addressing the situation. The G.O.O.D. Music founder wrote, "I introduced Candace to the person who made the logo and they didn’t want their name on it so she used mine. I never wanted any association with Blexit. I have nothing to do with it."
Back in April, Kanye West faced significant backlash for expressing he loved the way Candace Owens thinks. Ye's co-sign of the accused far-right conspiracy theorist and fervent Black Lives Matter critic was part of a series of statements that showed the rapper/producer was aligning himself with Donald Trump's controversial brand of conservatism.
After donating over $73,000 to Chicago mayoral candidate Amara Enyia, West is now supposedly avoiding political conversations. He tweeted on Tuesday, "My eyes are now wide open and now realize I’ve been used to spread messages I don’t believe in. I am distancing myself from politics and completely focusing on being creative!!!"