Nike breaks its relationship with Kyrie Irving after the controversy over an anti-Semitic film

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Nike breaks relationship with Kyrie Irving after controversy over anti-Semitic film

The sportswear company < strong>Nike announced a new product. what will break He discussed his relationship with the American guard of the Brooklyn Nets Kyrie Irvingafter he posted a link to a film admitted to be anti-Semitic.

“At Nike, we believe there is no place for hate speech and we condemn any form of As a result, we have made the decision to end our relationship with Kyrie IrvingEffective immediately, we will no longer be releasing the Kyrie 8 – Irving's next signature shoe. We are deeply saddened and disappointed by the situation,” the company said in a statement.

Irving is currently serving an indefinite suspension, from He booked no less than five games with the Nets due to his handling of the media situation and failed to “acknowledge” the situation. specific hate material in the film.”

On Thursday, Irving was suspended indefinitely by the Brooklyn Nets, for a period of more than The spirit of five games, after disseminating a book and a film “full of anti-Semitic misinformation” on his social networks Hours before, the NBA champion in 2016 did not apologize for said publication, but later yes. “I didn't mean to cause any harm. I'm not the one who made the documentary. I told them how I felt. I can't be an anti-Semite if I know what to do. That's where I come from,” Irving said.