• Sep 11th 2013 at 12:01PM
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Controversial Truck Decal Gets Ripped Off, Burned

The tailgate wrap which grabbed national attention for featuring a woman bound in the back of a truck has been stripped and burned by the company that made it.

Last week, Hornet Signs out of Waco, Texas, made headlines with it's tailgate wrap of a woman lying in the bed of the truck, her hands and feet bound in hemp rope. The sign company created the wrap to advertise their realistic custom print jobs.

The small company wasn't prepared for the backlash the print caused. Owner Brad Kolb has been accused of glorifying kidnapping and violence against women. Threats have been made against Kolb and his employees and their Facebook page is filled with angry comments.

After asking what he should do with the image Kolb decided to strip it off of his employee's truck and burn it. The company also donated $2,500 to the Advocacy Center for Crime Victims and Children in Waco according to USA Today.


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      Blessed
      • 1 Year Ago
      No way! My gosh when I saw it I thought it was supposed to be a Mother in-law, so I laughed! And I have been an abused Wife-beaten black and blue, but I didn't find the wrap at all offensive! I even pictured different ones you could make involving bad hubbies, snarly teens, annoying cubical mates, Hitler and so on! The company caved too soon. And how docile are the people who were complaining if they themselves were threatening violence?
      HELLO BIG STUD
      • 1 Year Ago
      They should come up with Obama bound and gagged
      mhagerinteriors
      • 1 Year Ago
      The comments below aren't thinking that perhaps this photo would put the idea into some pervert's mind to do it.
      michael
      • 1 Year Ago
      bad taste indeed, how ever' if it was one of aboma? then thumbs up.
      • 1 Year Ago
      At first I thought the article was about Obama stickers.
      pdgrovebaskets
      • 1 Year Ago
      I would like to know WHY and HOW a normal, ordinary, average, man would ever think something like this is funny, "cool", neat, appropriate or whatever they thought it would be. It's not as if it's questionable, there is nothing about this that doesn't say wrong. If this would be a real woman it would be a horrendous act and crime. How can what's SUPPOSE to be a normal person do this? It makes no sense at all. How would this man like it if women went around with a picture of a man in an extremely humiliating, degrading situation? I could see this going on a car 30 or more years ago on some redneck's truck in West Virginia, Kentucky, or a few other southern states. But now, in the 21st century? It's just like smoking, drugs, even tattoos and piercings. People KNOW better; there's too much publicized about it. At least he admitted his mistake and has tried to do something good instead. I give him credit for that. There are many that would still argue about it.
        magarch1
        • 1 Year Ago
        @pdgrovebaskets
        I think you answered your own question: "normal, ordinary, average man...." He wasn't normal, but probably stupid like a fox - It certainly got the publicity he sought nationwide for his realistic wraps...!!!
      B Dog
      • 1 Year Ago
      that sticker was the absolute ****, too bad nobody has a GD sense of humor anymore.
      plewdawg
      • 1 Year Ago
      Now a certain leader bound with his mouth taped shut would have been hilarious!
      welcome butch
      • 1 Year Ago
      its great
      massagebearnj
      • 1 Year Ago
      PEOPLE GET A LIFE !!!!!! It was a joke, it was funny, he got the advertising he wanted. It was a great idea. And I contacted them to have my own offensive truck wrap. Looking forward to it to pi&& off all the religious million moms and nutcases.
        • 1 Year Ago
        @massagebearnj
        I'm guessing women who have been bound and kidnapped do not find it funny at all. And survivors of victims of, say the BTK serial killer, would not find it funny.
        • 1 Year Ago
        @massagebearnj
        Really funny! Let's do one of a hogtied man being castrated, shall we?
      mennis0852
      • 1 Year Ago
      I want one that shows a 10-point buck in the back of my truck.
      ricks1951f1
      • 1 Year Ago
      I was hoping they had shoved it where the sun don't shine!
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