JC Penney in hot water after 'Hitler' complaints

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  1. dawg

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    by Jeff Thompson, KGW.com Staff
    Posted on May 29, 2013 at 8:36 AM
    Updated yesterday at 8:39 AM




    CULVER CITY, Calif. -- Troubled retailer JC Penney has hit another snag after complaints that one of its tea kettles resembles Hitler.
    The TODAY show reported that the kettle (pictured at bottom) appeared on a billboard in Culver City, Calif., and questions about the resemblance spread on social media.
    JC Penney responded to the whole controversy with a sense of humor.
    In response to a tweet from the Telegraph saying the kettle looked the Nazi leader, JC Penney tweeted:




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  2. banksy

    banksy Hey. You ugly. You yo daddy's son. VIP

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    still not sure what jcpenny's response was bub.
     
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    It's not even a good looking pot, why the fuck are they advertising it. Fuck that shithole Jcpenis and fuck him in his grave
     
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    This thread's been down twice already. :c
     
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    good one Dawg, much better than the thread from earlier this week :)
     
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    I'm considering starting a third one. It's that important to me.
     
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    I do Nazi what the big fuss is about.
     
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    i don't think it hurt them much: the apologized for the error, and due to all the publicity they sold out of their entire inventory in less than 4 hours.
     
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    Thats ridiculous
     
  10. banksy

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    Dawg does NOT bump old threads bro

    better to start a new one, for Google's sake :up:
     
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    :jj:
     
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    Dawg :facepalm:


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    How in the fuck?
     
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    That's supposed to be Hitler? I only see Jesus:dontknow:
     
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    German toasters all have a WWII setting on them [​IMG]
     
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    That's just what the Germans would say :secret:
     
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    i used to shop jc pennys a bit, great prices on nice stuff
     
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    I liked their Christmas catalog when I was a wee lad in the 70s :coffee: