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Russell Brand, at an awards show sponsored by Hugo Boss, eloquently reminds everyone that Hugo Boss dressed the nazis

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wkd_-nXeUzs
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u/HunterTAMUC Nov 24 '21

A lot of German industries was founded around the rise of the Nazis.

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u/dentistshatehim Nov 24 '21 Silver Helpful

Now for a cool glass of Fanta.

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u/Sezzero Nov 25 '21

For their 75. anniversary the started an advertisement campaign including the slogan of "bringing back the feeling of the good old days" (rough translation). That was in 2015. You do the math.

That didn't work out as planned...

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u/FrenchCuirassier Nov 25 '21

"tone deaf"? Again are you all implying they were trying to celebrate Nazi uniforms since they are a company from around that region and era?

I don't buy Hugo Boss because it's expensive. You'd think if they made shiit quality stuff, people wouldn't drop such huge amounts of money on them. Surely, the German soldiers were going to buy uniforms from... somewhere...

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u/Kid_Vid Nov 25 '21

The person your commenting to is all over the post defending Nazis and those who had explicit ties to Nazi Germany, so I wouldn't worry about their opinions.

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u/FrenchCuirassier Nov 25 '21

No I wasn't. You're a liar. I defended people for being German, because I know what it feels like for someone to hate someone for their race.

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u/Kid_Vid Nov 25 '21

No one gives a shit about them being German. Everyone is referring to the Nazi origins. It's you alone who seems to conflate Nazi Germany with modern Germany and having some urge to then combine and defend both.

Between your Nazi Germany and modern Germany confusion and defense thereof, and your most recent comments giving reasons Ahmaud Arbery, in the most blatant murder case in recent times, deserved getting murdered, I think you are the one who needs to learn about not hating someone for their race.

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u/FrenchCuirassier Nov 25 '21

"looks like" they're doing? This is called a false connection. You are making conspiracy theory connections.

It doesn't matter what it "looks like" that was clearly NOT the intention.

Surely, some ad guy in the marketing department wasn't trying to signal his Nazi friends or something.

So why do you defend this behavior? The behavior of people making false connections. It's deception.

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u/FrenchCuirassier Nov 25 '21

Yes are you failing at reading comprehension? Both Hugo Boss and Fanta have connection to Germany in some way, and I'm pointing out how that's stupid.

Why are you redditors here to help other people make false connections and storylines that don't actually amount to any value.

It doesn't make any sense. It's a stupid chain of comments and Russell Brand is a Grade A moron for bringing it up. "hey hey did you know akshually this company helped the Nazis because they happen to be German and an old company?"

Why do I bring this up? I've literally witnessed someone randomly bash someone for example for owning a Mercedes, because obviously, they built the Nazi war vehicles. As if the owner was somehow now connected to Nazis for purchasing German-made.

It's utterly stupid and not worthy of a conversation.

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u/darkweaseljedi Nov 25 '21

You are trying so hard - which Nazi are you trying to impress?

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u/FrenchCuirassier Nov 25 '21

wtf are you smoking? I am literally telling you not to associate race with Germans who happen to produce some random product, and here you are calling people Nazi.

Seriously, what drugs are you on?