Ashton Kutcher slams Walmart over Twitter

Ashton Kutcher slams Walmart over Twitter

Salon: Ashton Kutcher sparred with Walmart over Twitter.

Kutcher (@aplusk) kicked off the dust-up by tweeting about the news that an Ohio Wal-Mart took up an employee-to-employee food charity collection “so Associates in Need can enjoy Thanksgiving dinner.” He wrote, “Walmart is your profit margin so important you can’t Pay Your Employees enough to be above the poverty line?”

Fourteen minutes later, the company’s @WalmartNewsroom account, echoing its replies to others on the topic, tweeted back at Kutcher, “It’s unfortunate that an act of human kindness has been taken so out of context. We’re proud of our associates in Canton.” After ten minutes, Kutcher shot back, “you should be proud of your associates but I’m not sure if they should be proud of you.”

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