In a series of tweets on Friday, November 4, the rapper blasted at Harley Pasternak, who is Jewish and seemingly claimed that the latter was institutionalizing him for no reason.
Kanye “Ye” West exposed Harley Pasternak in a series of text messages seemingly between the pair.
In the messages, Kanye’s former trainer seemed to have said to Kanye West that the two would have an open conversation without any cuss words and based on facts.
Pasternak added that he would have West institutionalized where doctors would “medicate the crap” out of him and that West would “go back to Zombieland forever.”
As Kanye shared the texts, he said that he was “nearly drugged out of my mind” to make him a “manageable, well-behaved celebrity.”
“What should be obvious by now is that I was raised to stand for my truth regardless of the consequences
So I will say this again I was mentally misdiagnosed and nearly drugged out of my mind to make me a manageable well behaved celebrity”
In another tweet, the 45-year-old father of four alleged that he was threatened that everything, including his children, would be taken away from him if he went to “expose the truth.”
“I was told that if I expose the truth of the bad business practices everything is gonna be taken from me Including my black children”
“And everyone has bore whiteness to the public Emmett Tilling of Ye. But GOD has put something on my heart not to backdown”
The rapper also claimed that Harley was aware of West’s alleged Jewish “origin,” which the Jewish trainer later went on to dismiss.
“This shows Harley admitting to knowing the truth of our origin but then later dismissing the facts within the same text chain…Mind you This is how a Hollywood trainer speaks to a far more influential black celebrity when we get out of line.”
Harley Pasternak is a celebrity fitness coach and nutritionist and his clientele includes Lady Gaga, Rihanna, Halle Berry, Ariana Grande, Adam Levine, Megan Fox, Kim Kardashian, Robert Downey Jr. and Robert Pattinson.
Along with being a celebrity trainer, he has also served as an exercise and nutrition scientist for Canada’s National Defense.
Following Kanye West’s alleged anti-Semitic rhetoric across media channels, Pasternak ended his 15-year friendship with the Donda rapper.
In a statement to Newsweek, Pasternak said that he believes West has a “history of mental health issues” and that he seemed to be going through an “episode” at the time.
He added that if people kept giving Ye a platform to “discuss hateful, antisemitic rhetoric, they are complicit,” and noted that he lauds Facebook and Twitter for suspending the rapper.
“It doesn’t forgive someone for being antisemitic (Kanye’s mental health issues). In fact, the lack of outrage over his tweet from people is very sad, regardless of whether he’s mentally ill or not. it’s not acceptable.”