Nike released an advertisement Monday as part of their 30th Anniversary ‘Just do it.’ campaign, one that featured the polarizing Colin Kaepernick, and needless to say, some people ween’t happy.
BREAKING: Nike had been paying Colin Kaepernick all along, waiting for the right moment. That moment is now, as he becomes the face of the company’s 30th anniversary of the “Just Do It” campaign. pic.twitter.com/uccpDStbq5
— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) September 3, 2018
Despite the claims some folks said they would not longer give the company another dime of their money, one man took it a step further, setting his pair of Nikes on fire in rebellion of the ad.
First the @NFL forces me to choose between my favorite sport and my country. I chose country. Then @Nike forces me to choose between my favorite shoes and my country. Since when did the American Flag and the National Anthem become offensive? pic.twitter.com/4CVQdTHUH4
— Sean Clancy (@sclancy79) September 3, 2018
And he wasn’t the only one…
— CBS News (@CBSNews) September 4, 2018