Under Armour – a Giant Sports Apparel Company based in Baltimore is taking a hit on the sports apparel market after the CEO Kevin Plank made a pro-Trump statement on CNBC.
In the CNBC interview; Plank called : President Donald Trump “an asset to the country.
That statement started getting an immediate negative reaction.
Three of Under Armor most popular celebrities — NBA star Stephen Curry, actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and ballerina Misty Copeland — were among those voicing concerns about his praise of Trump.
Dwayne Johnson sent out a statement on social media saying Plank’s words “were divisive and lacking in perspective.” Dancer Misty Copeland wrote in an Instagram post she was so concerned about Plank’s comments that she spoke to him directly!!
Baltimore Based “UNDER ARMOUR” Taking a Trump Blacklash Hit was originally published on myspiritdc.com