Walmart Under Fire After Insensitive Tweet On Paul Walker!!!

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Walmart has come under intense public scrutiny after its Twitter handle made a joke about Late Actor Paul Walker who died in a car crash in 2013.

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The controversy started when a fellow Twitter user @iamlaiurenmiles shared a photo which depicted Pillsbury introducing it’s Cinnamon Rolls with Strawberry Sauce and Cream-Flavored Icing. She then attached a gif with it which represented a car racing through traffic with the caption, ‘me racin to the nearest Wally World.’

It began with an innocent enough tweet from user @Iamlaurenmiles who shared a story about Walmart selling Pillsbury Cinnamon Rolls with strawberry and cream-flavored icing

Later, Walmart re-tweeted the tweet and added, ‘Hey, Paul Walker. Click it, or ticket.’ to which it received huge public uproar. The joke was immediately condemned by people worldwide and deemed insensitive. They later deleted the tweet but the fire was lit and then there were the repercussions.

Walmart tweeted, 'Hey, Paul Walker. Click it, or ticket' with a police siren emoji - a tweet that was deemed to be 'inappropriate'

Walmart then shortly released an apology tweet that read, ‘We apologize to Paul Walker’s family, friends, and fans,’ and even said that the tweet had been posted ‘in poor judgment’.

The joke was seen as particularly insensitive and tone-deaf since The Fast and the Furious star died in a car crash in 2013 at age 40

It didn't take long for Twitter users to point out the 'insensitive' nature of Walmart's response

Paul Walker had died in a car accident with his friend in Calfornia in 2013.

The Fast And Furious Actor was killed along with his driver friend.

Fans found the tweet to be massively insensitive since the late Fast & Furious actor died as a passenger in a car crash in 2013. The aftermath of the crash is pictured here