Apparently having "murderer" attached to your name is bad for business, as Oscar Pistorius recently discovered when Thierry Mugler dropped the paralympian from the luxury fragrance's latest ad campaign. Nike is taking a more cautious approach and putting the athlete on standby until the trial is over.
In an unsurprising turn of events, Thierry Mugler has dropped disgraced Paralympian Oscar Pistorius as a spokesman, while Nike has suspended his contract pending the court’s decision.
Pistorius was charged with murder last week in the shooting of his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, and is currently on trial in South Africa. In light of the situation at hand, Thierry Mugler has decided to drop their contract with Pistorius. Read More