Controversy Over Sean Bell’s Family Appearing In A Rocawear Ad

02.21.08 10 years ago 16 Comments

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This was a planned publicity stunt timed to influence the jury,” said Michael Palladino, president of the Detectives Endowment Association, adding that it shows why the cops opted for a trial before a judge, not a jury.

But Paultre-Bell’s lawyer, Sanford Rubenstein, said his client views the ad as “uplifting.” Rubenstein insisted it was not exploitive of his client to use her children and the death of her fianc?e to sell baggy jeans and polo shirts.

Full Story: NY Post

Damn people will always find something negative to say. So what if she is getting paid, she has a family to raise without a husband. It is not like she is trying to exploit the tragedy that occurred. Also why would Rocawear do an ad with her in hopes of affecting a jury?

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