Kenneth Cole. Classless or Clueless?
Earlier today Kenneth Cole decided to take advantage of the crisis in Egypt to launch his new spring collection with a Tweet saying it was all due to his new collection being launched (see picture). Later, he recanted his insensitive comment with an apology. There are two comments I have about this.
#1 Why didn’t Mr. Cole think it would be better to use his considerable eclat to bring more awareness to the issue in Egypt instead of belittling it?
#2 I think it’s time for KC to change the background on his Twitter account. When you click on his tweets a poster quoting him saying “Think Negative”. I realize he means it in a fashion sense, but the visual irony is both amazing and embarrassing (see picture).
What do you think about this?
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