Saturday, July 2, 2022

Terry Crews Accused of ‘Cosplaying As Poor Person’ in Amazon Commercial [WATCH]

*Terry Crews fans are blasting him for “cosplaying as a poor person” in a new Amazon recruitment ad that shows him working at a distribution center. 

In the ad, Crews, 53, is seen wearing an Amazon uniform and packing orders with employees in a warehouse: The ad encourages people to apply for jobs at a company that has amazing benefits, flexible hours and paid college tuition. 

As reported by The Daily Mail, Crews, who has an estimated net worth of $25 million, is accused of “cosplaying as a poor person” to push “Amazon propaganda.”

Check out the clip below.

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Political commentator Hasan Piker retweeted the video, writing “this is deranged man.”

“I heard Amazon was hiring a bajillion people and thought I’d take a look for myself,” Crews says in the ad, which premiered on TikTok. 

In another scene, Crews gets excited when he sees someone driving a forklift in the warehouse. “Wait, I get to drive a forklift?” he asks. 

According to the Amazon website, “eligible employees” can have up to “100 percent of tuition and fees (up to a yearly maximum)” paid for by the company.

While several Crews fans are calling him out for being a “sell-out,” others find the commercial hilarious. Check out some of the reactions below.

Ny MaGee
Ny MaGee is an entertainment reporter with over 15 years of experience working in the film industry in areas including production and post-production, marketing, distribution, and acquisitions. She has worked for legendary film producer Roger Corman, Quentin Tarantino's production team at Miramax, the late Larry Flynt, MTV/ VH1, Hallmark Channel, Paramount, Jim Henson Co., Parade Magazine, and various LA-based companies representing above-the-line talent.

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