Mattress Store Apologizes for Offensive 9/11 ‘Twin Tower Sale’ Video


By: Jon Corrigan

A mattress store in San Antonio, Texas sparked immediate outrage after releasing an offensive commercial for a “Twin Tower Sale” this weekend, which marks the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

The 20 second clip, originally uploaded to the company’s Facebook on Thursday but since has been removed, shows Mattress World manager Cherise Bonnano and two employees standing in front of two piles of mattresses stacked into towers.

“What better way to remember 9/11 than with a Twin Tower Sale?” Cherise asks before explaining the sale.

The two employees then fall back into the mattresses, knocking them over.

“Oh my god,” Cherise says before adding, “We’ll never forget.”

Cherise’s father and Mattress World owner, Mike Bonnano, released the following statement:

 

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