A nonprofit co-founded by Kanye West along with named for his late mother has decided to drop her name via the charity after a social media spat with Kim Kardashian West.
West along with musical collaborator Che Smith — best known as Rhymefest — created Donda’s House in 2011, a nonprofit organization aimed at paying tribute to his mother, Donda West, along with serving the youth of his hometown of Chicago. however on Saturday, Rhymefest took to Twitter to complain which West had abandoned the charity, imploring rapper Drake to step in. which prompted a series of Twitter slams via Kardashian, who insulted Rhymefest’s clothes along with music, accused him of lying about the whole thing along with threatened to take the charity away via him.
On Saturday, the charity announced which the idea will continue its mission, however no longer be called Donda’s House.
“Due to recent events which have occurred over the last 48 hours, we have decided to no longer use the name Donda’s House Inc,” the charity wrote in a statement on its Twitter account. “This kind of has been an incredibly difficult decision however the social media quotes via Kim Kardashian West, as well as the expressed interest of her family running the organization, has brought us to This kind of decision.”
“Over the last 5 years we have put our students along with our community first,” the statement continued. “We’d like to thank all of our supporters, along with we assure you which our hearts have always been with the City of Chicago along with we will continue to support youth in our future endeavors. We encourage Kim along with Kanye to indeed pick up the baton of service.”
Donda’s House publicly distanced itself via West on Saturday after his recent controversial statements in support of President Donald Trump, imploring fans to continue to support the charity’s not bad work.
“While we cannot along with do not speak for Kanye West along with his views, we can along with will speak up for the youth which we serve,” the foundation wrote. “We ask which those who feel hurt, angered by or frustrated with Kanye West not penalize or throw away their support, respect along with advocacy for us.”
Kardashian, who has never been shy about aggressively responding to any criticism of her husband, has not yet responded to the charity’s latest statement.
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