Bored Ape Yacht Club racism allegations are the talk of Twitter once again. This time, the claims come from a recent viral YouTube video titled “Bored Ape Nazi Club”. The video from the YouTuber Philion offers a rundown of different pieces of “evidence” previously published by BAYC antagonist Ryder Ripps.
Where did the racism claims against Bored Ape Yacht Club originate?
As mentioned above, this is far from the first time that these claims against Bored Ape Yacht Club have surfaced.
Back in January of this year, Ryder Ripps took to Twitter with what he argues is substantial evidence that the Bored Ape Yacht Club is filled with racist dog whistles, white supremacist signifiers, and esoteric racism. Ripps even went as far as to publish his theory on the domain, GordonGoner.com.
Of course, Gordon Goner is the alias of one of the BAYC co-founders. To that end,…