François-Henri Pinault, chairman and chief executive officer of Kering, tweeted his support of George Clooney’s call for a boycott of the Sultan of Brunei’s hotels over cruel anti-gay laws.
“I stand in solidarity with George Clooney against the enforcing of discriminatory, backward and inhuman laws in Brunei,” Pinault tweeted Monday on Kering’s Twitter.
Last week, Clooney called for a boycott of nine hotels because of their connection to Brunei, where homosexual acts will be punishable by death, beginning April 3. That’s the date when the nation of Brunei will start stoning and whipping to death any of its citizens that are proved to be gay.
In a guest article on Deadline Hollywood March 28, Clooney called for the public to join him immediately in boycotting nine hotels, three in the U.K., two in the U.S., two in France and two in Italy that are owned by the Brunei Investment Agency. They are the Beverly Hills Hotel, the Bel-Air in Los Angeles, the Dorchester in London, 45 Park Lane in London, Coworth Park in the U.K., Le Meurice in Paris, Hotel Plaza Athénée in Paris, Hotel Eden in Rome and hotel Principe di Savoia in Milan.
Clooney wrote, “The people who work there are kind
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