Walmart Faces The Wrath After They Joke About Paul Walker’s Car Accident; Fans Calls It Insensitive

Walmart is getting roasted on Twitter. Why? Because they have joked about Fast And Furious star Paul Walker’s car accident in which he died 7 years ago. After the damage was done, Walmart deleted the tweet but is facing the wrath from Paul Walker fans who are calling them insensitive and inappropriate

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Walmart Faces The Wrath After They Joke About Paul Walker’s Car Accident; Fans Calls It Insensitive
Much to everyone’s dismay, Fast And Furious star Paul Walker passed away in 2013 in a car accident and when this news broke in the media, his fans were shocked and aghast as he was considered to be one of the biggest stars in Hollywood. Not only fans, his best friend and co-star Vin Diesel was also devastated after learning about his sudden death. Since the actor has made an impact on his fans and in the industry, imagine someone making fun of on social media where millions of people can see. Well, here we are talking about Walmart who recently joked about his car accident on their social media which got him in the hot waters.

Well, the superstore tweeted on Thursday, "Hey, Paul Walker. Click it, or ticket" in response to a Twitter user when he found out about Walmart's Pillsbury offerings, he tweeted a GIF of cars speeding through traffic with the caption "*me racin to the nearest Wally World*" The moment he made the tweet, this quickly came into his fans’ notice and called them insensitive and inappropriate. Reading so many hateful comments, they quickly deleted it but a user took a screenshot of it and here it is below.

Check out their hateful comments as well below:

For the uninitiated, according to Business Insider, Walmart's response was likely a reference to a line from the Comedy Central show "Workaholics."  The episode of "Workaholics" where the line in question was said aired before Walker died. However, some Twitter users understood the context and said, “Not that many people watched Workaholics because no one got the reference that Walmart did with the Paul Walker joke.”

While some simply found the tweet insensitive as Walker died.

Image source: Instagram/ paulwalker
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