Parlement Technologies, the parent company of social media platform Parlement, and American rapper Kanye West, who is now with Ye, have agreed to end their intention to sell Parler, according to a statement released by Parlement Technologies on Thursday.
“This decision was made in mid-November for the benefit of both parties,” the company said in a statement. “Parler will continue to look for future opportunities for growth and platform evolution for our vibrant community.”
Parlement Technologies and Ye announced plans for a deal in October. At the time, the company said it expected the deal to close in the fourth quarter of 2022.
In recent months, you have been criticized for making anti-Semitic remarks. On Nov. 22, she and noted white supremacist Nick Fuentes dined with former President Donald Trump at Trump’s private club in Florida.
In September, Ye Gap ended its partnership with the clothing retailer. German sporting goods manufacturer Adidas ended its partnership with Ye in October.
Launched in 2018, Parler was reinstated in the Google and Apple app stores in January 2021 after being pulled following the riots in the US Congress. Parler is one of several social media platforms, including Gettr, Gab, and Truth Social. Alternatives to free speech before Twitter’s new ownership under billionaire Elon Musk.