The Internet Floods With Messages of Love for Old Navy Ad; Jack McCain's Too.
On Sunday there was a massive racist uproar over an Old Navy advert on twitter featuring an interracial family. People threatened to boycott buying Old Navy merchandise, some called it White genocide, some called it "miscegenation junk being rammed down [their] throats". Below is the advert racists wasted their Sunday slamming:
Well, the tables this time have turned because now, what we have is an outpouring of love messages for interracial families and for the Old Navy advert, which is surpassing the racist messages. Racism was no match for love this time around. People shared photos of their interracial families as a way of showing solidarity for the advert. The support was spectacular to say the least.
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The sweetest part of these comebacks was Jack McCain's slam at the critics. Jack is the son of Arizona Republican Sen. John McCain who is married to a Black woman, Renee Swift McCain. Posting pictures of him and his wife he tweeted:
Renee also added:
Well here is the out pour of love from other interracial families. Now this is the America we are proud of.
In response to the hatred, Old Navy spokeswoman Debbie Felix told the Huffington Post: “We are a brand with a proud history of championing diversity and inclusion. At Old Navy, everyone is welcome.”
The male model in the advert, Clay Pollioni, also posted his own message on Instagram:
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