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Friday, February 10, 2017

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson distances himself from Under Armour CEO's pro-Trump remark stat : Fox News

Johnson joins Under Armour Misty Copeland and basketball star Stephen Curry -- both of whom have contracts with Under Armour -- in criticizing Plank's comments. FANS CALL OUR MISTY COPELAND FOR NEW PHOTOCopeland wrote in an Instagram post she was so concerned about Plank's comments that she spoke to him directly. A good company is not defined by the athlete or celebrity who partners with them." "A good company is not solely defined by its CEO. A good company is not a single person.



Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson distances himself from Under Armour CEO's pro-Trump remark
Nordstrom ( jwn ) , Uber ( uber ) , Starbucks ( sbux ) , Kellogg ( k ) , and others have all recently been mired in Trump-related controversy. Johnson is not the first Under Armour athlete to distance himself from pro-Trump comments made by company CEO Kevin Plank. However, in their statements distancing themselves from Plank's comments, athletes Johnson, Curry, and Copeland all also reaffirmed their commitment to the sports apparel brand. The Rock Has Become the Next Under Armour Athlete to Disown CEO Kevin Plank's Pro-Trump CommentsIt appears athlete-cum-actor Dwayne Johnson is holding fast to at least one of his old wresting monikers: "The People's Champion." In a statement posted on his Facebook page Thursday Johnson—popularly known as "The Rock"—criticized the CEO of his sponsor Under Armour ( uaa ) for praising Trump.

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Dwayne Johnson and ballet dancer Misty Copeland joined fellow Under Armour athlete Steph Curry in breaking with the company CEO Kevin Plank's comments about President Donald Trump. I appreciate and welcome the feedback from people who disagree (and agree) with Kevin Plank's words on CNBC, but these are neither my words, nor my beliefs. However, I strongly disagree with Kevin Plank's recent comments in support of Trump as recently reported. A good company is not solely defined by its CEO. A good company is not defined by the athlete or celebrity who partners with them.


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