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Orlando City's twitter gaffe

You'll always remember your first... PR disaster on social media.

Ruckus to rename themselves to "Get Rid Of Slimy girlS"
Ruckus to rename themselves to "Get Rid Of Slimy girlS"
Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

Oh Orlando City. We'll spare you the "Mickey Mouse franchise" talk, but this was an absolute boner. Like most MLS franchises (and every other business in the world), Orlando City was trying to get people to spend money at their online store. They sent out the following tweet (which has since been deleted):

Orlando City


This caused an almost automatic backlash from anyone who read it.

While this was the prevailing sentiment, there were some who argued that there was nothing wrong with it and that people were being overly sensitive. Those people's tweets aren't posted here, because those people are flat out wrong and we don't condone sexism.

Naturally, Orlando City deleted the tweet and apologized.