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9 brands that have had enough of Donald Trump


By Ali Tufail | -

October 11, 2016 | 4 min read

Donald Trump has courted a lot of controversy during his presidential campaign. His remarks have often alienated many Americans, but some brands haven't taken kindly either. The Drum looks at some brands that just had enough.

1) Boston Globe

The Boston Globe voiced their opinion on Donald Trump by using a fake front page to depict a disturbing future if he were to win.

Donald Trump

Donald Trump

Donald Trump retaliated by calling the front page stupid and worthless.

2) Huffington Post

The Huffington Post ridiculed Trump when it announced that it would no longer include coverage of his presidential campaign in their politics section. Instead they moved it to the entertainment section.

Donald Trump fired from Huffington Post politics section

3) Macy's

Following his insulting comments towards Mexicans, Macy's bowed to public pressure and cut all ties with Trump.

Donald Trump Macys

4) NBC

Along with Macy's, NBC also didn't approve of Trump's anti-Mexican rhetoric. Following his comments, NBC decided it would no longer air the annual Miss USA and Miss Universe pageants, which were a joint venture with Trump.

NBC drops Donald Trump

Trump responded by calling them weak and attacking their defense of Brian Williams.

5) Univision

Univision swiftly followed NBC with its decision to no longer air the Miss USA and Miss Universe pageants.


Trump accused Univision of breaching contract and filed a $500m lawsuit.

6) Funny or Die

Unable to sit back and just watch, Funny or Die joined in on the anti-Trump fun, releasing a spoof board game, 'Trump For President'.

Trump for President by Funny or Die

7) Buzzfeed

​Buzzfeed's editor-in-chief publicly shared an internal company memo, stating that he gave Buzzfeed staff full permission to call Trump a "mendacious racist" as it was a fact.

Buzzfeed Memo against Donald Trump

This was followed by its decision to not show any ads from the Republican National Committee in protest of his rhetoric.

8) Paddy Power

When Trump landed in Scotland, Paddy Power sent a Mexican mariachi band dubbed 'Juan Direction' to welcome him.

Paddy Power Mexican Mariachi

9) Skittles

Trump Jr shared an image of Skittles on Twitter, comparing them to refugees. Skittles responded in the most tasteful way possible.

Skittles responds to Donald trump

Read how some celebrities also expressed their anti-Donald Trump sentiment:

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