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A box of Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Inc. doughnuts is arranged for a photograph in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Monday, June 17, 2013. Krispy Kreme, with about 770 shops globally, has recently promoted fancier drinks, such as frozen pink lemonade and Kaffe Kreme coffees, to help draw customers from competitors including Dunkin' Donuts and Starbucks Corp. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images Bloomberg—Bloomberg via Getty Images

Krispy Kreme UK Apologizes for Advertising 'KKK Wednesdays' on Facebook

Feb 17, 2015

Krispy Kreme UK has apologized for a Facebook post this week that advertised a local store's "Krispy Kreme Klub" meeting as "KKK Wednesdays," a spokesperson for the donut company told The Guardian.

Because the name is reminiscent of the U.S. white supremacist group, a spokesperson also told the Hull Daily Mail that it plans to change the name of these events — reportedly after-school activities for kids organized by the Hull branch.

The offensive sign has been taken down, but comments are still streaming in on Krispy Kreme UK's Facebook page.

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