The bar in Ohio is slammed with his 9/11-themed drink – but the owner refuses to apologize for the $ 4 shot and falls & lams that can't handle sarcasm & # 39; On
- On 11 September, Karma Kafe published a special & # 39; 9/11 shot & # 39; in Akron. on his Instagram page
- The caption under the upload would have originally read: & # 39; Why not take advantage of something that happened 18 years ago? & # 39;
- Karma Kafe has since edited the post caption, but has not apologized
- The Ohio hookah bar has even defended its placement and those who are indignant & lame-zeros unable to handle sarcasm & # 39;
A water pipe bar in Ohio led to controversy after it promoted a drink on 9/11 on one of its social media accounts.
Karma Kafe in Akron shared an image on his Instagram page with a shot glass with red and blue drinks.
According to ABC Cleveland, the original caption under the photo, reads: & # 39; Today's special, the 9/11 shot only $ 4 !!! Because why not take advantage of something that happened 18 years ago. & # 39;
The post immediately caused outrage and the text below the image has now been edited to read: & # 39; Today's special, the 9/11 shot only $ 4.00 !!!! & # 39;
Approximately 2,977 victims were killed in the September 11 terrorist attacks on the United States.
Exposure to toxins on Ground Zero continues to kill rescue workers who have responded to the scene in the days and months following the attack.
Karma Kafe in Akron receives national setback after advertising a special drink on 11 September (photo)
According to ABC Cleveland, the original caption under the photo reads: & # 39; Today's special, the 9/11 shot only $ 4 !!! Because why not take advantage of something that happened 18 years ago & # 39;
However, the controversial message remains on the Instagram page of the bar, which has more than 1,000 followers.
Furthermore, the person behind the Karma Kafe social media account – reported by the Akron Beacon Journal to be owner and manager Chris Sedlock – defended the tasteless post and responded to several comments left under the upload.
An indignant Instagram user wrote: & # 39; Your previous caption was absolutely disgusting and you can edit it, but it doesn't delete screenshots & # 39 ;.
The Karma Kafe Instagram account replied: & # 39; Yes, we have forgotten some lame-0 & # 39; s who can't handle sarcasm. It's a real shame & # 39 ;.
The controversial post is still on the Instagram page of the bar, which has more than 1,000 followers
The person behind the Karma Kafe social media account – according to the Akron Beacon Journal owner and manager Chris Sedlock – defends the tasteless function
Another member of the audience wrote: & # 39; This post has just appeared in the Facebook group & # 39; Marketing Fails & # 39 ;.
The Karma Kafe account shamelessly replied: & # 39; Haha no?!? That is amazing!!!!
They then added the quotes: & # 39; All publicity is good publicity, as long as they spell your name well. & # 39; & # 39; The only thing worse than what is being spoken about is not what is being spoken about. & # 39; & # 39; There is no such thing as bad publicity, except your own death notice. & # 39;
The person behind the social media account claimed that business at Karma Kafe was booming after the controversial function.
And according to the Akron Beacon Journal, Yelp reviews have more than doubled.
However, the reactions on the site are less than friendly.
& # 39; Poor property, poor marketing, bad taste! & # 39; a critic remarked sharply and left a one-star rating.
Kafe Karma claims that things are booming in the aftermath of the controversy
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