Rewarding a man who brags about raping women sends a dangerous message. Rick Ross' lyrics about drugging and raping a woman are offensive and outrageous, and Reebok should drop him as a spokesperson immediately.
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In his latest single, Reebok spokesman and rapper Rick Ross talks about drugging and raping a woman, saying, "Put molly all in her champagne, she ain’t even know it / I took her home and I enjoyed that, she ain’t even know it." ("Molly" is drug that distorts reality and reduces inhibitions.)
His lyrics aren't vague, he's not hinting that he raped a woman--he's clearly and proudly saying that he drugged and raped a woman who was not capable of consent.
By holding Rick Ross up as something to aspire to, Reebok is sending the message that raping a woman is cool--and that's a dangerous message to send the boys and young men that Reebok markets to. This is what rape culture is.
Reebok needs to know that we won't stand for this. Will you sign the petition telling Reebok that rape is NEVER okay and they should drop Rick Ross right away?