Donald Trump’s shock election win is now causing controversy in the sneakerhead world. Wall Street Journal reporter Sara Germano has tweeted a quote she claims is from New Balance’s VP of Public Affairs which reads: "The Obama admin turned a deaf ear to us & frankly w/ Pres-Elect Trump we feel things are going to move in the right direction."
This show of support for Trump has not gone down too well with a few of the sports brands customers. A number of people have posted clips online throwing shoes in the bin, and now people are even going to the extreme of burning their pairs New Balance in protest. Take a look below!
New Balance has issued a statement responding to the controversy: