After Nike officially resigned Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick, who was convicted and served 21 months in federal prison for dogfighting, it’s not surprising to learn that some folks aren’t the least bit happy about it.

That fact became clear when a Facebook campaign was started to boycott Nike and any other companies who endorse Vick. So far a little under 4,000 people had “liked” the page.

According to, even some celebrities have expressed their disapproval of the Vick/Nike relationship via Twitter. Jenna Dewan, star “The Playboy Club” tweeted:

“Yes, I do believe in forgiveness, but that does not mean I need to support him as an inspirational figure.”

“One Tree Hill” star Sophia Bush said this:

“NIKE just signed Michael Vick!? Done. Over. Lost customer. NEVER wearing Nike again. #AnimalAbuseIsUnforgivable. The propensity to be cruel and ruthless toward a defenseless animal is sick, twisted, & unforgivable. #NOTaRoleModel.”

“Big Bang Theory” star Kaley Cuoco posted on her Twitter page, “Dear Nike, I’m disappointed.”

Also, last week BET gave Vick its “Athlete of the Year” award, sponsored by Subway, so the Facebook campaign is also calling for a boycott those two companies as well. All I have to say is how sad are the people who have time to hate on someone… Good Job Nike & BET for saying “F*ck yall we still got love for Vick”… LOL


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