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Kanye West Needed A ‘Jail’ At His College, College students’ Heads Shaved: Lawsuit

Ye, previously generally known as Kanye West, has been sued by an ex-employee who says that the controversial rapper made discriminatory remarks and in contrast himself to Adolf Hitler whereas working his Los Angeles-area non-public faculty, the place he allegedly needed youngsters to be locked in cages and have shaved heads.

Trevor Phillips filed go well with in Los Angeles Superior Courtroom on Tuesday, accusing Ye of making a hostile work atmosphere after which retaliating when Phillips spoke up about unsafe work circumstances and different points at Donda Academy.

Representatives for Ye didn’t instantly reply to HuffPost’s request for remark.

In accordance with go well with, Phillips was first employed by the rapper to work on Yeezy, his attire model, round November 2022, at a time when a number of companies have been breaking ties with Ye for occurring a sequence of antisemitic tirades in public.

Phillips was then introduced on at Donda Academy. Within the go well with, he says that whereas working for the varsity, he heard Ye make varied remarks concentrating on homosexual and Jewish folks, akin to: “Yeah I’m going for the gays! FIRST the Jews, THEN the gays.”

He additionally says that he was ordered to do harmful electrical work on the campus, and that he noticed the rapper treating Black members of the varsity’s workers “significantly worse than white staff.”

Ye is shown in Los Angeles in November 2022. A former employee alleges that the rapper created a hostile work environment at his Donda Academy.
Ye is proven in Los Angeles in November 2022. A former worker alleges that the rapper created a hostile work atmosphere at his Donda Academy.

Phillips claims he additionally heard Ye telling two college students that “he needed them to shave their heads and that he meant to place a jail on the faculty — and that they might be locked in cages.”

When Phillips raised issues about Ye’s conduct, the go well with says the musician “responded mercilessly, with incessant harassment, humiliation, and makes an attempt to each mentally management, and destroy, Phillips.”

The go well with contains screenshots of a textual content message attributed to Ye, the place he tells Phillips, “I’m on some full Hitler stage stuff,” earlier than including, “Minus the fuel chambers.”

Phillips’ go well with says that Ye appeared to fireside and rehire him at random, however that he was dismissed for the ultimate time throughout a Sunday service on the faculty final Could.

Throughout the incident, he claims that Ye confronted him over a backyard challenge and screamed, “I used to be going to punch you within the face,” in entrance of dozens of workers members and college students.

Phillips is searching for greater than $35,000 in damages, in line with the grievance.

He isn’t the primary to take authorized motion associated to Ye and Donda Academy. Three former academics and an ex-assistant principal have additionally sued, alleging discrimination and wrongful termination.

Their complaints have revealed different unusual particulars about Donda Academy, which allegedly served solely sushi at lunchtime and banned chairs from campus.

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