Donald Trump Jr Tweet: ‘I’m a Refugee’ Says Skittles Photographer
Donald Trump Jr’s tweet comparing Skittles to refugees has caused a furore on social media. In a new development, the man who took the photo of the Skittles has revealed himself to be a former refugee.
David Kittos, 48, from Guildford, UK, woke up to find an image he had posted to Flickr in January 2010 had become embroiled in a political controversy.
“This was not done with my permission, I don’t support his politics and I would never take his money to use it,” Mr Kittos told the BBC.
“In 1974, when I was six-years old, I was a refugee from the Turkish occupation of Cyprus so I would never approve the use of this image against refugees.”