As founder and CEO of the luxury streetwear brand ‘Off White’ and artistic director of menswear line at Louis Vuitton, social media users were shocked that he showed off his donation of only $50 in support of the Black Lives Matter movement.
After ranting on his Instagram story about how “streetwear is dead” and protestors looting his colleague, Sean Wotherspoon’s store, Twitter users were upset about the lack of support and his small contribution to the community.
Following his donation, Black Twitter unpacked how expensive Abloh’s products are in correlation to his donation, check out what they had to say about Virgil.
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Black Twitter Drags Virgil Abloh For Showing Off His Cheap Donation For Protestors’ Bail was originally published on rickeysmileymorningshow.com
This is the first photo I ever saw of Virgil Abloh. I thought he was a clown then and I think he’s an even bigger fucking clown now 🤡 pic.twitter.com/RQI4Nh46yI— Rashida Renée (@evilrashida) June 1, 2020
Virgil Abloh, founder of Off White & artistic creator of LOUIS VUITTON really had the nerve to share his $50 donation. The audacity. That’s not even half the amount of one his damn keychains. My Off White bags will be going up for sale this week.— Ourfa Zinali (@ourfazinali) June 1, 2020
Man Virgil abloh and Kanye west are narcisstic opportunist who only care about themselves and only speak out when it is beneficial for them being black never meant that much to them they knew black support would be needed to push there brands https://t.co/roY6n7oa9C— Christian Di･♡n (@We_StayCoolin) May 29, 2020
Virgil Abloh, artistic director for one of the biggest fashion houses in the world, just posted a screenshot of his $50 donation to the “kids in the streets that need bail funds.” Fifty. Fucking. Dollars. pic.twitter.com/Ex57tPaYpT— The Pigeon Pageant (@yosoymichael) June 1, 2020
Virgil Abloh selling socks that's worth the same as mortgages and said here's $50 my brother fight the power.— Ahmed🇸🇴/Official A&R for OVO Records (@big_business_) June 1, 2020
Virgil Abloh. Creator of Off-White.. Artistic Director of Louis Vuitton donated a measly $50... and y’all want me to feel bad for designer stores getting looted???— Brie♡ (@bblackbarbiee) June 1, 2020
Virgil abloh exiting insta After flexing a $50 donation to his story which isn’t even enough to perchase one pair of his off white socks pic.twitter.com/iJ8AsIeNAF— John (@iam_johnw) June 1, 2020
I know Virgil Abloh is lying to me! Lmao. pic.twitter.com/H9JHTNF8MY— Ronald Isley (@yoyotrav) June 1, 2020