Hannity Fans Destroy Keurig Coffee Makers After Company Pulls Advertising

Camille Rivera
November 14, 2017

A trending topic on Twitter right now happens to be #BoycottKeurig, and the reasoning has to do with Fox News and their lovable (LOL) host Sean Hannity.

Hannity responded to his supporters on Twitter Sunday night, indicating that he will give away coffee makers to those with the best Keurig smashing videos.

Many Hannity supporters are not pleased with the decision by Keurig and others to withdraw advertising.

The coffee giant dumped the Fox show in the wake of Hannity's reaction to allegations of sexual misconduct against Alabama senate candidate Roy Moore.

Hannity did not make clear in his remarks whether he was talking about some or all of the events, which was problematic because one of Moore's alleged accusers said he had sexual contact with her when she was 14 - too young to legally consent in Alabama. Three other women have also came forward with their own claims, detailing experiences when they were underage as well. According to an account in The Washington Post, Moore volunteered to watch the girl while her mother attended a child custody hearing and later allegedly initiated a sexual encounter.

As advertisers flee from far-right Fox News host Sean Hannity over his defense of Roy Moore, Alabama's Republican nominee for the U.S. Senate who stands accused of child sex assault, Hannity fans have found a freaky way of showing their support: Smashing their own stuff.

USA Today reported that Keurig, Realtor.com, 23 and Me, Eloquii, and Nature's Bounty pulled advertising from Hannity in response to his coverage of Senate candidate Roy Moore.

None of the companies mentioned Moore by name, but did announce on Twitter that their ads would no longer be running during the Sean Hannity Show.

Hannity angered some of his frequent critics by interviewing Moore after the GOP nominee was accused of sexually abusing a 14-year-old girl back when he was 32.

As soon as news hit the web, Hannity loyalists took to the internet destroying their coffee makers and calling on everyone to boycott the company. Then you have false allegations that are made, and you know - how do you determine? Hannity later clarified that he misspoke. "Frankly, I think they were victims of this group that they knew nothing about", Hannity said, referring to Media Matters.

"Thanks for bringing this to our attention". Moore denies the allegations and has called the story "fake news".

The boycott echoes other recent backlashes over advertisers' decisions to pull ads due to political content, an issue that appears to be on the rise in the year since President Donald Trump won the 2016 election.

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