Popular shoe designer Kenneth Cole has waded into controversy on Twitter with a tweet that appears to be using the possibility of U.S. military intervention in Syria to sell shoes:
The tweet appeared on Cole’s personal account (his company, named after himself, tweets as @kennethcoleprd).
Amazingly, this isn’t the first time that Cole has sparked controversy with a Middle East-related tweet. Back in 2011 during a time of Chaos in Cairo he tweeted this:
After that tweet Cole himself was forced to apologise on Facebook, writing:
I’ve dedicated my life to raising awareness about serious social issues, and in hindsight my attempt at humour regarding a nation liberating themselves against oppression was poorly timed and absolutely inappropriate.
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