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Friday, 30 May 2014

Asda's £3 'wearable England flag' launched for the World Cup slammed because it 'looks like a Ku Klux Klan outfit'

Supermarket Asda has defended a 'wearable England flag' it has launched for the World Cup after claims it resembles a Ku Klux Klan outfit.
The £3 St George’s Cross, with the word 'England' emblazoned across it, features a hood which Asda said was to allow fans to stay dry in the unpredictable British weather.
But some fans took to Twitter today to point out the similarities between the hoods and those worn by the racist US organisation, also known by its initials 'KKK'.
Asda customers say the new 'Wearable England Flag' looks like the notorious uniform of the Ku Klux Klan
Asda customers say the new 'Wearable England Flag' looks like the notorious uniform of the Ku Klux Klan

The supermarket insists the outfit is merely designed to allow fans to watch England come rain or shine
The supermarket insists the outfit is merely designed to allow fans to watch England come rain or shine

One website user called Kieran posted a picture of himself at his @KieranCPhoto account, writing: 'Asda are selling wearable England flags, they look dodgy to say the least...'
Another user called Simon replied on his account: ''ENGLAND RULES OKKK' Honestly, do Asda simply not bother to see how these things look when worn?

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2643931/Asdas-3-wearable-England-flag-launched-World-Cup-slammed-looks-like-Ku-Klux-Klan-outfit.html#ixzz33GzlUdj0

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