Doritos parts ways with transgender influencer over past online statements

Doritos Spain has parted ways with a transgender influencer it had hired for an online advertisement due to resurfaced social media posts the influencer had made.

Controversy erupted online on Tuesday after it was discovered that Doritos Spain had featured Samantha Hudson, a transgender social media star, in a video titled “Crunch Talks.” In the wake of the video, several posts Hudson had made in the 2010s had resurfaced in the public eye, including one about Hudson wanting to do “thuggish things” to a minor, according to a report.

“We recently created a content series with Samantha Hudson, a local influencer,” a statement from Doritos Spain said that PepsiCo shared with the Washington Examiner. “After the campaign started, we were made aware of Samantha’s deleted Tweets from around 2015. We have ended
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