Kanye West in under fire from both PETA and Theraflu after he referred to both organizations on his newest track. PETA was offended when Kanye mentioned them and made a reference to dragging animal fur on the floor. Theraflu told TMZ that they do not endorse or condone Kanye’s reference to their brand. The title of the track is “Theraflu” and it even included reference to his rumored lover Kim Kardashian’s ex Kris Humphries. CBS News reports:
(CBS News) Kanye West isn’t only making headlines for the latest Kim Kardashian romance reports. The hip hop star is also catching heat both People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and the cold and flu medicine maker, Theraflu.
His new song, titled “Theraflu,” features the lyrics: “Way too cold, I promise you’ll need some Theraflu.”
A spokesperson from Theraflu told TMZ, “We in no way endorse or approve of the references or use of the image and likeness of Theraflu in this manner.”
PETA, meanwhile, is taking issue with the lyric: “Someone tell PETA my mink is dragging on the floor.”
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