Kevin Sorbo is one of the latest public critics of Nike and its decision to use former San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick as the center of a new ad campaign celebrating the 30th anniversary of the company's famous slogan, "Just do it".
"I also would have been proactive in getting it more organized", he said.
"The first pair of jogging shoes I wore were Nike jogging shoes".
Applause and cheering can be hear from behind the camera.
While virtually no one among the general public thought of Nike negatively in a Harris Poll taken in December 2017, 17 percent of respondents in a poll taken last week by the organization said they saw Nike in a negative light.More news: Two West Nile Virus Deaths Confirmed in Glenn, Yuba counties
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The College of the Ozarks, a small Christian school in Missouri, has cut its contract with Nike over the partnership and Liberty University president Jerry Falwell, Jr., is considering pulling out as well.
Michael Strahan, a two-time Super Bowl champ and Hall of Famer, said he thinks he would have joined in the national anthem protests that have engulfed the league ever since Colin Kaepernick began taking a knee to challenge police brutality and minority oppression. The nation has been divided over his method of protest, with some applauding the former football player and others insisting he is disrespecting the flag and veterans. After the controversial commercial aired, some customers destroyed their Nike gear. While nearly nobody had a negative view of Nike prior to the Kaepernick campaign according to ESPN, 17 percent of respondents in the latest poll now view Nike negatively.
"America may not be the best country in the world and we have a lot of faults, but I tell you what, a lot of folks died for the sake of what the flag represents", he added.
Morris received a standing applause afterwards, the newspaper reported.