New England Patriots Apologize for Tweeting Racial Slur in Twitter Thank You Promo

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On Thursday, the Patriots official Twitter account had a promotion where they thanked some of the followers who helped them reach a million followers with “digital custom jerseys”.

To make the jerseys the official account took the user’s twitter name and then added it onto the jersey and tweeted it. This included one user whose name was “I hate [racial slur]“, which quickly went viral.

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SOURCE: USA Today FTW! – Mike Foss

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