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Did Nike rehire Vick as spokesperson? What do you think?

There are conflicting reports. Nike says no, but Vick's people say there is a deal. If there is a deal, will you be more or less likely to buy Nike products?


Asked by DEpley at 12:40 PM on Oct. 1, 2009 in Politics & Current Events

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  • While I never agree with (fake) Yoshi there -- I would not buy from Nike unless they had a product that no one else had and we HAD to have. {which I can not forsee but you never know}

    Not to pick on Ladybugkisses76 specifically; but the fact that there is a majority of people out there; that for whatever reason will not be swayed from their routine or comfort zone is IMO why we have issues with making Capitalism work.

    Anytime a boycott is mentioned; you hear these same people talk of well you know I would support that but Co xyz is my favorite brand; or is right on the way home just too convienent to give up; I already know what I like there I'd have to figure out new sizes etc at a new mfg; etc...

    This is why places like Wal-Mart are taking over the country.

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:34 PM on Oct. 1, 2009

  • Although I don't agree with what Vick did and what not I wouldn't let the stop me from buying something from Nike if I like it enough.

    I rarely buy or not buy something because someone is getting paid to advertise for it. Or shall I say I don't run and buy something simply because so-n-so's face is on it and vice versa.

    Answer by Ladybugkisses76 at 12:46 PM on Oct. 1, 2009

  • I think Vick should be killed, and I'd never buy from Nike again.

    Answer by Yoshi_Yoshi at 1:11 PM on Oct. 1, 2009

  • I haven't bought Nike in a long time. They earned a bad rap way back when, for child labor. Although, they have cleaned up their act in some respects and are now one of the top 100 greenest (large) corporations, they still haven't earned their way back into my good graces. If they had Vick as their spokesperson I'd be done with them.


    Answer by SRiveroC at 2:58 PM on Oct. 1, 2009

  • No, Michael Vick endorsement would not stop me from buying Nike. If I like something then I will buy it. Michael has already been to jail for what he did. Let the man live his life.

    Answer by A_Renee at 3:09 PM on Oct. 1, 2009

  • Let the man live his Life??????Yikes! No, I won't buy Nike any more. No way.

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:17 PM on Oct. 1, 2009

  • I don't care who a company has for a spokesperson. I buy myself Nike shoes because I find them more comfortable than other brands. My DH finds New Balance more comfortable so that is what he buys. My oldest thinks Adidas are the most comfortable. My middle son has several different brands but will only wear his Skechers. My youngest son will only wear Crocs (name brand or generic).

    Answer by ljmcmichael at 3:46 PM on Oct. 1, 2009

  • A Renee - So if he were a convicted pedophile who had "done his time", would you feel the same way?

    And of course, he can live his life. Doesn't mean I have to give my financial support.


    Answer by DEpley at 3:46 PM on Oct. 1, 2009

  • he's done his time.. he's paid for his crime...i would still buy nike..


    Answer by Aasiyah at 5:43 PM on Oct. 1, 2009

  • obviously the criminal justice system (our criminal justice system) put a time tag on his crime and they didn't give him LIFE.. no one else should.

    Answer by Aasiyah at 5:45 PM on Oct. 1, 2009