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Why Gap is suing Kanye West for $2M

The rapper is beefing with another clothing brand
Why Gap is suing Kanye West for $2M
Kanye West (Photo credit: Bang Media)

Ye West continues to lose respect from clothing brands.


Gap is the latest to sue the rapper after a failed collaboration, claiming he made unapproved changes to their Los Angeles rental property that was being used as a store for West’s Yeezy Store.


Art City Center, the company that leased the property to Gap, sued them last year for damages to the building. Gap is now trying to make West pay for those damages.

The lawsuit claims that “by making and not repairing or restoring the foregoing alterations of the premises that [West] made without Gap’s participation or approval, [West] breached the strategic agreement and directly and proximately caused Gap to incur expenses to repair and restore the premises.”


Gap now wants West to be responsible for the damages owned to the Art City Center, along with $2 million in compensatory damages for itself. They ended their partnership with West last year after he made antisemitic comments on Twitter.

Those comments cost him his deal with Adidas as well, and he lost his billionaire status in the process.

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