NIKE Fires Manny Pacquiao Over Gay Comments

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Manny Pacquiao has lost his lucrative Nike endorsement over his anti-gay comments.

Pacquiao has been under fire after publicly saying that gay people were “worse than animals.”

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Nike issued a statement saying, “We find Manny Pacquiao’s comments abhorrent.” “Nike strongly opposes discrimination of any kind and has a long history of supporting and standing up for the rights of the LGBT community.” “We no longer have a relationship with Manny Pacquiao.” h/t tmz

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The firing comes after hours-long negotiations between Nike and several members of Pacquiao’s team.

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