Gigi Hadid is facing backlash after posting a photo on Instagram sponsored by McDonald’s.
Many fans criticized Hadid for working with the fast-food giant, linking McDonald’s to obesity and low employee pay.
McDonald’s has been working to shift its reputation in recent years, with changes such as launching cage-free eggs and burgers made with fresh beef and ending lobbying against minimum-wage increases.
Fashion model Gigi Hadid is facing backlash for a recent Instagram post sponsored by McDonald’s — and it reveals a challenge that the fast-food giant is still struggling to solve.
On Sunday, Hadid posted a photo on Instagram that showed herself eating McDonald’s at Coachella.
She captioned the photo, sponsored by McDonald’s: “pre festival with @mcdonalds yesterday❣️fed & hydrated, thanks friends!”
pre festival with @mcdonalds yesterday❣️fed & hydrated, thanks friends ! 🌞🍟✨
A post shared by Gigi Hadid (@gigihadid) on Apr 14, 2019 at 11:53am PDT on
Apr 14, 2019 at 11:53am PDT
While plenty of Hadid’s fans loved the photo — which has been liked more than two million times as of Monday morning — others took issue with her partnering with the fast-food chain.
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“I really do not understand why you would promote McDonalds,” reads one comment that has been liked by more than 2,600 people.
“In fact, it utterly baffles me why an intelligent, well informed and influential person like yourself would what to be affiliated with such a company,” …read more
Source:: Business Insider