(CNN) — Kanye West has been suspended by Instagram after he posted a racial slur directed at “Daily Show” host Trevor Noah, a spokesperson for Meta confirmed to CNN.
West violated the platform’s policies on hate speech, bullying and harassment, according to Meta. He is restricted from posting, commenting and other actions for 24 hours and the company will take further action if necessary, the spokesperson said.
Kanye West posted an insult directed at Noah on Wednesday, after the talk show host spoke about the rapper’s treatment of ex-wife Kim Kardashian and her boyfriend, comedian Pete Davidson, on a “Daily Show” segment on Wednesday. Tuesday.
“You might not feel sorry for Kim because she’s rich and famous,” Noah said in the segment. “But what is happening is scary to watch and highlights what so many women go through when they choose to leave.”
In Kanye West’s post, later removed by Instagram, he replaced the “Kumbaya” lyrics with a racial epithet. Prior to the post’s removal, Noah had responded by expressing her admiration for West as an artist and his sincere concern for him and his family.