On holiday in Italy, Samuel L. Jackson and Magic Johnson are presented as migrants – Here

During a stay in Italy, Samuel L. Jackson and the basketball player Magic Johnson have been mistaken for migrants, after a diversion of their photo on social networks.

In full shopping spree this weekend at a seaside resort of Tuscany, Samuel L. Jackson and Magic Johnson did not expect to do much about them. It all started when the ex-NBA star has shared on Twitter a photo where he is seen sitting on a bench at the side of the actor, with Louis Vuitton bags at their feet. “Sam and me by train to relax on a bench yesterday in Forte dei Marmi, Italy. The fans began to queue up to take photo with us “, was written in legend, ex-athlete.

Sam & I chilling out on a bench yesterday in Forte dei Marmi, Italy. The fans started lining up to take pictures with us. pic.twitter.com/uzXx698PiN

— Earvin Magic Johnson (@MagicJohnson) August 16, 2017

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A photo of the most mundane, which quickly made the object of a hijacking malicious on the part of a writer and Italian journalist, Luca Bottura. Its page on Facebook, it took over the photo by adding the following legend : “The money Bodrini to Forte dei Marmi can be used to shopping at Prada with our 35 euros. Share this photo if you’re shocked”


Posted by Luca Bottura on Friday, August 18, 2017

A image diverted, which has aroused the wrath of many Italians, indignation, to see the refugees satisfy their desire for luxury with their ” 35 euros “, amount used by the Italian State for the reception of migrants. It is then followed a flood of racist comments on social networks. All this, without even recognizing the faces of the two stars.

Two days later, Luca Bottura has explained about the hijacking of this photo, ensuring you have wanted to conduct a sociological experiment : “The meme has been shared thousands of times and 40% of the people who have done it have understood the provocation. 30% have done so because they were outraged, and 20% think it was a diversion racist and that I didn’t recognize Samuel Jackson and Earvin Magic Johnson. (I will say nothing more on the remaining 10%). “It is a strange experience…

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Posted by Luca Bottura on Sunday, August 20, 2017

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