Kanye West penned a ‘love speech’ to Ari Emmanuel on Instagram after the Endeavor executive told the business to stop working with the rapper.
The rapper and founder of Yeezy, whose legal name is now Ye, was banned from his account for three weeks. This week he returned.
Ye’s last post was a message to Hollywood talent agent Ari Emanuel. Emmanuel had asked the brands to cut ties with the rapper.
So who is Ari Emanuel and how much money does he have? Learn more about it here.
Ari Emmanuel gets a ‘love speech’ from Kanye West
Kanye West posted on Instagram on October 26, 2022direct message to talent agent Ari Emanuel, in which he said he lost $2 billion because several brands stopped working with him.
Ari Emanuel is about to find out that he really doesn’t have that much influence in the end… pic.twitter.com/7iyUZzrTF1
— JuJu Mathematics (@JujuMathematics) October 22, 2022
Ye titled the post “Love Speech” and said, “Ari Emmanuel, I lost $2 billion in one day and I’m still alive. It’s a love speech. I still love you. God still loves you. Money is not who I am. People are who I am.”
Ari asked brands to stop working with Ye after he made anti-Semitic comments on social media. That’s why the rapper made this post.
In an article for the Financial Times, Endeavor’s chief executive wrote: “Those who continue to do business with West are giving an audience to his misguided hatred. There should be no tolerance for anti-Semitism in the West anywhere.
What does Ari Emanuel do?
Ari Emanuel was born in Chicago in 1961. He is a businessman, CEO and founding partner of Endeavor, the company that owns the UFC.
His LinkedIn profile says he moved to Los Angeles in 1987 and interned at Creative Artists Agency from 1987 to 1990.
After working as a partner at Intertalent for two years (1990–1992), he became a senior agent at International Creative Management for three years (1992–1995).
@AriEmanuel should be sued and overturned!! For weeks we watched them pull this guy over for a misspelled word!! We are sick of all the made up anti-semitic rules!! @Kanye West #Yes #chancellariemanuel pic.twitter.com/nVUaJOzDMj
— Imabout2losemymind (@Imabout2losemy1) October 29, 2022
Ari is also the co-CEO of the talent agency IMG and has served on the board of directors of Live Nation Entertainment since 2007.
Ari Emanuel net worth
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Arie may have a net worth of approx 450 million dollars until 2022.
The outlet said Patrick Whitesell, the executive chairman of Ari and Endeavor, owns 37.6 million of the company’s 430 million shares.
The news source says an SEC filing from March 2022 shows Ari earned $4 million in base salary, $10 million in bonuses and the rest in stock options.
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