Filmmaker’s boycott of Ralph Lauren

Filmmaker Darryl Roberts, Nicole Pollard (Miss Indiana 2009), and 100 supporters are demonstrating outside the Ralph Lauren store in Chicago.

Fox Business reports the boycott aims to, “Improve media and advertising images sent to young women and girls.”

The article also states the boycott will, “broadcast live via Ustream, which enables iPhone 3GS users to send live video to websites, something that Roberts says will allow “the many thousands of supporters around the world that wanted to join us, but couldn’t, to visit and watch our peaceful demonstration as it happens.”

Roberts documentary America the Beautiful, focuses on the subject of body image and eating disorders. Check out the live stream of the boycott and scroll through his website (listed above) to learn more.


~ by jklein0414 on December 16, 2009.

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