14 Dec '11, 6am

Russell Simmons Joins the Calls to Boycott Lowe's | Care2 Causes

Russell Simmons Joins the Calls to Boycott Lowe's | Care2 Causes

Entertainment mogul Russell Simmons has stepped into the controversy about home improvement chain Lowe’s withdrawing its ads from TLC’s reality TV show All-American Muslim due to pressure from a right-wing Christian group, the Florida Family Association (FFA). Simmons has bought up all the ad space that Lowe’s gave up. New York Magazine quotes his announcement on Twitter that “The show is now sold out!” and “keep your money @lowes and we will keep ours.” Lowe’s has protested that it has “a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion ,” a statement quite contradicted by its pulling its ads from All-American Muslim , which follows the lives of five Lebanese families in Dearborn, Michigan. Others including actress Mia Farrow have joined Simmons and strongly criticized Lowe’s for its anti-Muslim stance and calls for a boycott have arisen. California State Senator Accuses Lowe...

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