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Josh Luckhurst

Kanye West wears 'White Lives Matter' shirt again as Kim Kardashian avoids him at game

Kanye West has sparked controversy after wearing a 'White Lives Matter' shirt while watching daughter North play basketball with ex Kim Kardashian also in attendance.

Kanye, who now goes by the name Ye, was criticised for wearing his White Lives Matter T-shirt at a surprise fashion show in Paris earlier this month.

On Friday night, he decided to wear the same controversial long-sleeved T-shirt while in the stands cheering on his eldest daughter during a basketball match in Los Angeles.

Kim was also watching as she and Kanye continue to co-parent their four children.

Kim Kardashian was also on the sidelines watching her eldest child (Mopho via London Entertainment /

A source told the Daily Mail that the SKIMS founder "avoided him" and noted that the pair did not speak over the course of the match.

They added: "She will not get in the way of Kanye of him being a good parent, but she is tired of his antics."

Ye added black jeans and black mid-length boots to go with a black cap, while Kim keep it simple with an all-black ensemble, consisting of a T-shirt, bomber jacket, trousers and Vans trainers.

Kanye took to the stage to showcase his Season 9 collection and gave a speech while wearing the top, which had the Pope's face on the front. He also wore a pair of bedazzled flip-flops.

Ye has sparked a backlash over his 'White Lives Matter' T-shirt (Kanye West/Instagram)

The Anti-Defamation League has previously called the phrase 'White Lives Matter' a hate slogan.

The day after the show, Kanye launched an online tirade against Vogue's contributing editor Gabriella Karefa-Johnson after she shared her own thoughts on his choice of clothing.

Following her comments, the 45-year-old rapper shared a number of snaps of the journalist to his Instagram account and criticised her style in the captions.

His words caused Gigi Hadid to then get involved in the furore. The model jumped in to defend Gabriella and label Kanye a "bully and a joke".

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