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In the aftermath of Lowe’s pulling their ads from television broadcasts of TLC’s “All American Muslim,” hip-hop entrepreneur Russell Simmons attempted to buy ad time for the show.

Lowe’s had pulled their ads after a conservative Christian group contacted the retailer, calling the show a “clear and present danger to American liberties and traditional values.” Simmons contacted TLC in order to buy ad time, but couldn’t because there weren’t any spots available.

Simmons, who is a Buddhist, first reacted on Twitter, calling the move “the most horrible s—,” and then later tweeeting his support for the show, and that he was “trying to buy ads during #AllAmericanMuslim airing this Sunday, but now they are saying they are sold out. I will keep trying…”



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