Bernadette Giacomazzo
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No Chill: The 15 Most Offensive Tweets By Companies

 

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14. Home Depot

Nothing like a bit of good old fashioned folksy racism to get the crowd laughing! During their “College Game Day” promotion, the Big Box home improvement store Tweeted a picture of a drummer in a monkey suit between two African-American drummers, with the caption “Which one is not like the others?” It took NBC reporting on the offensive tweet & screenshots seen ’round the world before the company took it down. “We have zero tolerance for anything so stupid and offensive,” said Stephen Holmes, spokesman for the Atlanta-based company, before complaining that he couldn’t understand how it could have happened.

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  • DRUNK247

    Monkey jokes are worn out

  • bigshot

    I don’t get the monkey joke. Monkeys are pale I have saw way more whites that look like monkeys. But I will say I saw a some black ppl that look like gorillas though lol

  • BossLady206

    The f$cked sh$t is that these people only got fired after public outcry’s. The companies didnt seem to give two f$cks until the world thought they were racist…let one of us tweet some cracker sh$t and see how fast we’re standing at unemployment line.

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