Why has Kanye West deleted all of his Instagram posts?

SLEUTHS on Instagram noticed Kanye West deleted all of his posts.

West’s online behavior can be attributed to grieving the major loss of his close friend, fashion designer Virgil Abloh.

In the wake of the passing of his longtime friend, Louis Vuitton designer Virgil Abloh, Kanye West deleted all of his Instagram posts

In the wake of the passing of his longtime friend, Louis Vuitton designer Virgil Abloh, Kanye West deleted all of his Instagram posts

Were Kanye West and Virgil Abloh good friends?

The late Virgil Abloh and Kanye West were not only good friends, but they also collaborated frequently in the names of art and fashion.

Abloh and West met in the early 2000s, they were both creative provocateurs on the rise who hailed from Chicago.

Following the completion of Abloh’s Master’s of Architecture from The Illinois Institute of Technology, he then interned at Fendi in 2009.

While interning at the Fendi fashion label, Abloh and West crossed paths again and started working together.

After their stint together at Fendi, West appointed Abloh the creative director of his creative agency DONDA in 2010.

Abloh also became the art director of West’s joint album with Jay-Z, the Grammy Award winning project Watch the Throne.

What did Kanye West say about Virgil Abloh’s passing?

Kanye West has yet to publicly address the sudden passing of his good friend, Virgil Abloh.

However, West’s DONDA website crafted a dedication to the late fashion designer.

“In loving memory of Virgil Abloh, the creative director of Donda,” the website’s message reads.

On the same Sunday that Abloh passed, West held a church service dedicated to his friend’s memory, which featured a choir that delivered a unique version of Adele’s hit song Easy On Me.

Off White founder Virgil Abloh remained longtime friends of both Kanye West and Kim Kardashian since first meeting in the 2000s

Off White founder Virgil Abloh remained longtime friends of both Kanye West and Kim Kardashian since first meeting in the 2000sCredit: Getty

How did Virgil Abloh pass?

Virgil Abloh passed away on Sunday, November 28 of 2021 after his private battle with cancer. Cardiac angiosarcoma, or cancer of the heart, to be more specific.

Upon his untimely passing, Abloh’s team shared a post on his personal Instagram account.

“We are devastated to announce the passing of our beloved Virgil Abloh, a fiercely devoted father, husband, son, brother, and friend,” his team captioned the post.

“He is survived by his loving wife Shannon Abloh, his children Lowe Abloh and Grey Abloh, his sister Edwina Abloh, his parents Nee and Eunice Abloh, and numerous dear friends and colleagues,” the rest of the Instagram post read.

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