Kanye West, was banned from Twitter last week, for posting a Nazi symbol, The rap artist afterwards branded Musk on Instagram on Sunday as “half-Chinese” and a “genetic hybrid”.
In the bizarre rambling post, Kanye West also called former president Barack Obama, a clone of an Egyptian pharaoh.
“Am I the only one who thinks Elon could be half-Chinese? Have you ever seen his pics as a child? Take a Chinese genius and mate them with a South African super model and we have an Elon,” West wrote.
“I say an Elon because they probably made 10 to 30 Elon’s and he’s the first genetic hybrid that stuck… Well, let’s not forget about Obama.”
“I’m sorry for using curse words in church but I don’t have another word for Obama yet.”
Musk however, responded to a tweet where a social media account wrote: “KANYE WEST SAYS HE BELIEVES ELON MUSK IS A HALF-CHINESE “GENETIC HYBRID.” accepting Kanye West’s post as a compliment.
“I take that as a compliment!” the tech billionaire replied.
“It was meant as a compliment my friend Now Obama on the other hand…..” he wrote.
West was suspended from Twitter for posting a Nazi symbol inside the Star of David in what marks the latest in a growing list of antisemitic actions from the rapper.
West posted the offensive tweet on Thursday night, then posted a photo of a topless Musk on a yacht, writing: “Let’s always remember this as my final tweet.”
Musk responded to the image of himself saying “that is fine” but replied “this is not” to West’s swastika tweet.
“Despite that, he again violated our rule against incitement to violence. Account will be suspended,” he tweeted, adding in a follow-up tweet that it had nothing to do with the photo of him on a yacht.
“Frankly, I found those pics to be helpful motivation to lose weight!” Elon says
On Sunday, Musk revealed that he had wanted to “punch” West over the swastika tweet.
“I personally wanted to punch Kanye, so that was definitely inciting me to violence. That’s not cool,” he said in a live Q&A on Twitter Spaces.
West is alleged to have a history of bipolar disorder and has recently been spewing antisemitic comments and aligning himself with far-right figures and white nationalists.