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Supporters of conservative host Sean Hannity Fox News Channel show are responding to a decision by Keurig to stop advertising on the show by smashing Keurig coffee makers. Senate candidate Roy Moore of Alabama. Moore is accused of having sexual contact with a 14 year old girl four decades ago when he was in his 30s.
The move prompted several people to destroy Keurig products in protest and post videos to social media. Blogger Angelo John Gage promoted what he called the Smash Challenge while posting a video of himself taking a hammer to his brewer.
Another user posted a video of a Keurig brewer being tossed to the ground from the second story of a building. Hannity commented it while retweeting one video of a man teeing off on a coffee maker with a golf club.
Liberal media watchdog group Media Matters for America has been putting public pressure on Hannity advertisers for months. The group president, Angelo Carusone, told The Associated Press it again called for companies to stop supporting Hannity program after the Moore allegations came to light Thursday in a Washington Post story.
Carusone said that while he feels bad for Keurig, Hannity encouragement of the protest against the company to other advertisers to run for the hills. other brands, including DNA testing company 23 and Me , women clothing label ELOQUII , food delivery service Hello Fresh and natural supplement maker Nature Bounty also said they don advertise on Bounty said it hasn advertised on the show since the summer but declined to give a reason. Hello Fresh said it last advertised on in August and added that it doesn advertise on certain shows a variety of reasons. It unclear if 23 and Me and ELOQUII previously advertised on and the companies didn immediately return requests for comment.