Lowes has been under attack on social media sites over its decision to pull its ads from the TLC show ‘All-American Muslim.”
The most prevalent criticism on social media is that the company’s decision was based on bigotry.
Rapper Russel Simmons, under his Twitter account ‘@UncleRUSH’, has led the charge against the home improvement giant.
Yesterday, Russel Simmons tweeted “Just purchased remaining spots for
#allamericanmuslim for next week The show is now sold out! keep your money @lowes and we will keep ours.”
In response to much heated criticism, Lowe’s issued the following apology on its Facebook page today: