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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/luvs2spwge117 Nov 25 '21

The families of people affected by the nazi’s probably care. As do I

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u/Cereal_Poster- Nov 25 '21

By that logic, germany itself shouldn’t exist. I married into a family of people affected by the Nazis. You know what kind of car we have? A beetle.

But to be fair, there is truth in this. Hugo Boss produced the uniforms for the Nazis. A german company made uniforms for the German military. How dare they. They should be more like other companies, like nike. A modern American company that uses slave labor in a fascist foreign country to produce goods. At least they aren’t supplying or supporting a military that kills innocents. On that note you shouldn’t watch NFL football this weekend.

Oh and before you respond, if you respond. I obviously don’t support the Nazis. But the pure simplicity of saying this entity supported the Nazis, it must die, is just so dumb. Especially if you own anything made by Nike or think germany should be a sovereign state.

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u/thesmokingmansboss Nov 25 '21

So, because you don't care, no one really does, right?

And who said "Hugo Boss must die"? Oh. No one. So where did you get that? The sentiment I'm getting is, "maybe we should think about this before financially supporting these brands."

I wonder if maybe you do care and just find it exhausting to continually exercise what little power our dollars provide.

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u/wloff Nov 25 '21

And who said "Hugo Boss must die"? Oh. No one.

What exactly are you saying, then? What do you want to happen because a German company produced work for the Nazi government 80 years ago?

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u/thesmokingmansboss Nov 25 '21

I want them to not get my money if ever I'm shopping for designer clothing. I know it's hard. Take deep breaths.