Los Angeles Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald made headlines Tuesday when he cut ties with Donda Sports, the marketing agency founded by rapper Kanye West.
Donald cited West's recent anti-semitic comments on social media as the reason for his defection.
He and his wife, Erica, weren't the only ones to end their relationship with West in light of his rhetoric. Boston Celtics star Jaylen Brown also walked away from Donda Sports and the apparel company Adidas ended its partnership with West.
Donald's decision has elicited mixed reactions across the NFL social media landscape. Some have lauded him for calling West out and distancing himself from his comments. In a statement released on social media, Donald said West's remarks "go against everything we believe as a family."
Others, however, are questioning why Donald partnered with the polarizing rapper in the first place. Prior to his recent anti-semitic comments, West has said "slavery was a choice" and been seen wearing a "White Lives Matter" t-shirt.
While it may be possible to argue that Donald should have come to this conclusion sooner, at least the right decision was made in the end, as West's most recent remarks were blatantly hateful and racist.