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DUNKINí DONUTS CEO IN FETAL POSITION UNDER DESK AFTER SNOOP DOGG THREATENS CBSí GAYLE KING & OFFERS SUPPORT TO BILL COSBY
Denver PR ^ | February 8, 2020, 11:22 am | JEREMY STORY

Posted on 02/08/2020 2:40:13 PM PST by conservative98

It’s not quite the same as finding out that the most recognizable face of your company has been arrested for pedophilia, but Dunkin’ Donuts has to be rethinking its marketing strategy after spokesman Snoop Dogg spent the last 48 hours threatening CBS news anchor Gayle King and calling for the release of convicted sex offender Bill Cosby.

In January – one month after Dunkin’ Donuts’ CMO resigned to pursue “the next opportunity” – the coffee chain launched a national ad campaign featuring Snoop Dogg. Now, less than a month later, it has to make a decision about whether to suspend the campaign entirely.

Those of us old enough to have owned The Chronic on CD marveled at the idea that Snoop Dogg had evolved to the point that he would be the star of a mainstream advertising campaign. And it turns out maybe we were right. I think Snoop himself said it best on Gin & Juice: “With so much drama in the L-B-C, It’s kinda hard bein’ Snoop D-O-double-G.”


TOPICS: Business/Economy
KEYWORDS: billcosby; cbs; dunkindonuts; gayleking; ginandjuice; kobe; kobebryant; marketing; media; pr; snoopdogg; spokesman; susanrice
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1 posted on 02/08/2020 2:40:13 PM PST by conservative98
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To: conservative98

Yo betta buy a do-nut o’ we comin’ fo’ yo


2 posted on 02/08/2020 2:41:59 PM PST by Karma_Sherab
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Have Tostitos and Dunkin Donuts commented on this ?— Scott (@LibertyScott63) February 8, 2020

Dunkin Donuts must be proud.— Scott (@LibertyScott63) February 8, 2020

Dunkin Donuts doesn't give a damn what a Hillary Clinton operative thinks because losing Snoop Dogg would lose them a LOT more money— Mike (@CBerthelot227) February 8, 2020

If Dunkin Donuts take down Snoop's commercial, I will boycott them. You people always want a black person to lose money but had this been a white guy saying this, you would he silent as a damn tomb. Go play in the sandbox and let black people handle our own.— Elizabeth (@GentleScorpion) February 8, 2020

Susan, He is despicable . I call on his sponsors such as Dunkin Donuts and The General auto insurance to cancel him as a spokesperson. A guy that uses this kind of language and threatening remarks should have to answer for his actions— RLK (@RLK15873444) February 8, 2020

How do companies who have Snoop Dogg as a spokesperson such as adidas, Burger King, Old Navy, Uber, EA Sports, T-Mobile, Hims, Tostitos, Overstock and Dunkin Donuts justify him making public threats to Gayle King? https://t.co/VBJnN5pHjz— Paul Sacca (@Paul_Sacca) February 8, 2020


3 posted on 02/08/2020 2:42:22 PM PST by conservative98
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Fo Shizzle!


4 posted on 02/08/2020 2:42:40 PM PST by dfwgator (Endut! Hoch Hech!)
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To: conservative98

Lay down with dogs...


5 posted on 02/08/2020 2:43:29 PM PST by BenLurkin (The above is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire. Or both.)
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6 posted on 02/08/2020 2:43:29 PM PST by dfwgator (Endut! Hoch Hech!)
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Ya hire Snoop Dogg you get what you get...and you damn well deserve it good and hard.Morons.


7 posted on 02/08/2020 2:48:51 PM PST by TalBlack (Damn right I'll "do something" you fat, balding son of a bitc)
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To: BenLurkin

I think I would have been sitting calmly at my desk with a handgun while warning Snoop Dogg that I was armed and ready to defend myself and those near me.

And if Dogg replied, “I ain’t afraid of your m****f****ing gun!!!”, that would be icing on the cake.


8 posted on 02/08/2020 2:49:51 PM PST by elcid1970 ("The Second Amendment is more important than Islam.")
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To: conservative98

I love their vanilla cream filled but at a little over a dollar each it is a rare treat for me. Now I have an excuse for not spending my money.


9 posted on 02/08/2020 2:54:09 PM PST by yarddog ( For I am persuaded.)
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To: BenLurkin

laid back
With my mind on my money
And my money on my mind


10 posted on 02/08/2020 2:54:50 PM PST by MrEdd (Caveat Emptor)
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To: conservative98

I don’t get why Mr.Dogg wants a convicted sex offender released..?
Does he believe he is innocent?
Or, does he just miss his jello pudding commercials?


11 posted on 02/08/2020 3:00:08 PM PST by Leep (Everyday is Trump Day!)
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To: conservative98

In case some folks didn’t bother to read the articles or follow the links, Mr. Dogg was sticking up for Kobe Bryant’s family in his own vernacular, after Gayle King brought up the dismissed Kobe Bryant rape charge of well over a decade ago in an interview about his death. Other social media posts piled on, including, somehow, Bill Cosby, who somehow posted to Instagram from jail.

Mr. Dogg then posted a pic of King with Harvey Weinstein to show her hypocracy, and how black celebrities like Cosby, Bryant and Michael Jackson get smeared unfairly.

Somewhere along the line, Susan Rice decided to chime in posted publicly that Mr. Dogg should back the f*** off King.

The lede for the article buried all of that and spun it as though the real story was about how Dunkin donuts had a huge problem on its hands. That’s some fake news right there.


12 posted on 02/08/2020 3:07:43 PM PST by jz638
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Nike should hire him.


13 posted on 02/08/2020 3:08:33 PM PST by gibsonguy
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To: conservative98

What gets into the minds of these nitwits? Why would ANY responsible person put this mutt up as the public face of a company? Snoop Dog REALLY? Moronic!


14 posted on 02/08/2020 3:15:44 PM PST by jmaroneps37 (Conservatism is truth. Liberalism is lies.)
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Have we reached a point, where rap is mainstream, and rap “stars” such as Snoop Doggy Dog are considered good for advertising?

Next up, “stars” of the pornography business, perhaps? Where do we draw the line?

Did I miss something, is rap now considered ok and not a fringe element of music and culture?


15 posted on 02/08/2020 3:26:21 PM PST by Dilbert San Diego
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To: conservative98

Susan Rice has already clapped back and Snoop has yet to respond.


16 posted on 02/08/2020 3:27:56 PM PST by Extremely Extreme Extremist
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To: Dilbert San Diego

“Next up, “stars” of the pornography business, perhaps?”

Stormy Daniels and a cream filled long john perhaps?

L


17 posted on 02/08/2020 3:29:19 PM PST by Lurker (Peaceful coexistence with the Left is not possible. Stop pretending that it is.)
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To: conservative98

One of my sons, gave another son, Snoop Dogs cookbook....From crook to cook. It is actually a great cookbook. Really enjoyed, the section on a well stocked pantry.


18 posted on 02/08/2020 3:29:20 PM PST by suekas
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To: conservative98
This is what happens when you hire controversial celebrities because you want to be edgy and expand your consumer base.

Companies used to go for clean-cut, all-American spokes models. Now they go for edgy and it puts the brand at risk.

Using a foul-mouth, pot-smoking rapper was a very bad idea.

19 posted on 02/08/2020 3:40:12 PM PST by yesthatjallen
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To: suekas
Snoop Dogs cookbook

I imagine the recipes are a lot like the "Rasta Gourmet" from Friday's....


20 posted on 02/08/2020 3:41:43 PM PST by dfwgator (Endut! Hoch Hech!)
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