Ahmaud Arbery’s Mother Wanda Cooper-James Slams Kanye West, Says He’s Legitimizing ‘Extremist Behavior’

Ahmaud Arbery’s Mother Wanda Cooper-James Slams Kanye West, Says He’s Legitimizing ‘Extremist Behavior’
Ahmaud Arbery’s mother, Wanda Cooper-James, is the latest to speak out against Kanye “Ye” West‘s controversial Yzy Szn 9 runway show.

In a statement to Rolling Stone, Cooper-James expressed her “extreme disappointment” for West’s “White Lives Matter” stunt.

“As a result of his display ‘White Lives Matter’ started trending in the U.S., which would directly support and legitimize extremist behavior, [much] like the behaviour that took the life of her son,” Cooper-James said per her attorney, Lee Merritt. “That is the thing that Wanda and families like hers continue to fight against.”

“This mockery of the Black Lives Matter movement and his now denunciation of the movement as some sort of hoax flies directly in the face [of what he’s said,]” the statement added. “It’s confusing for her, it’s confusing for the families to receive his support privately, but publicly to set us all back.”

West has drawn heavy criticism for his Oct.
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