Reebok Denies Beyonce Walked Out Of Meeting Due To Lack Of Diversity
Reebok has denied reports that Beyonce walked out of a meeting due to lack of diversity. ESPN reported during a segment on Rachel Nichol's show The Jump that Beyonce had a meeting with the brand to talk about a possible deal for her clothing line Ivy Park and ended walked out of the meeting when she saw that no one that worked at the company looked like her. It was announced last week that Beyonce signed a deal with Adidas and they will relaunch her Ivy Park line.
According to TMZ, a rep for Reebok said in a statement, "The report that Beyoncé walked out of a meeting with Reebok due to lack of diversity is categorically false. Our discussions with Beyoncé and her team continued for several months after our initial meeting. We are disappointed that false information is being reported as fact."
No word on why a deal with Beyonce and Reebok fell through.