Breitbart has called for a boycott of Kellogg’s products following the food manufacturer’s decision to pull advertising from the conservative news website.
Kellogg announced this week it was discontinuing advertising on the site because it was not “aligned with our values as a company”.
Breitbart was formerly run by Steve Bannon, one of President-elect Donald Trump’s top aides, and has been accused of being racist and sexist — claims the site vehemently denies.
“We regularly work with our media buying partners to ensure our ads do not appear on sites that aren’t aligned with our values as a company,” Kellogg spokeswoman Kris Charles said Tuesday.
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As of Thursday morning, over 100,000 people had signed a petition pledging to join Breitbart’s “movement against Kellogg’s bigotry.” On social media, many used the hashtag #BoycottKelloggs to support the news organization, while others slammed it. – Source, USA Today