PR Daily: Nike suspends relationship with NBA star, Twitter asks some laid-off workers to return and more

November 8, 2022

PR Daily

Nike said Friday that the company is suspending its relationship with Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving “effective immediately” after he promoted an antisemitic film in an Oct. 27 Twitter post.

“At Nike, we believe there is no place for hate speech and we condemn any form of antisemitism,” Nike said in a prepared statement. “We are deeply saddened and disappointed by the situation and its impact on everyone.”

The tweet came in response to a suggestion from Mike Davis, the former chief counsel for nominations to Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley, that Musk list those who aren’t advertising in an effort to start a “counter-boycott.”

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