Walmart Twitter gets slammed after making an insensitive Paul Walker joke

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Washington DC, USA Published: Jan 17, 2020, 02.09 PM(IST)

Paul Walker Photograph:( Twitter )

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The insensitive move by Walmart became a butt of jokes itself, with Twitter users giving the retail giant a nice roasting with funny texts and gif comments.

The Walmart Twitter page went on trolling-mode when it cracked a joke that referred to the late Hollywood actor Paul Walker.

The brand page had apparently posted an edgy one-liner on a user's comment who seemed immensely stoked about getting his hands on the Pillsbury cinnamon rolls with pink strawberry-and-cream icing that Walmart had on offer according to its recent Tweet.

To express his joy, the user commented with a gif of a car snaking dangerously through the traffic. In the caption, he wrote: "*me racin to the nearest Wally World*".

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Walmart Twitter responded by saying: "Hey, Paul Walker, Click it, or ticket", which is a slogan by America's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to encourage seatbelt use.

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Ironically, Paul Walker lost his life in a burning Porsche Carrera GT as he couldn't manage to take off his seat belt when the car caught fire after an accident.

The insensitive move by Walmart became a butt of jokes itself, with Twitter users giving the retail giant a nice roasting with funny texts and gif comments.

Although Walmart has taken down the Twitter joke, people continued to post its screenshots which were followed by comments such as "RIP" and "Look what you have done". 

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