February 26, 2024

Taylor Swift, Travis Kelce Votive Candles Sparks Calls of ‘Sacrilege’ in Wisconsin

A small enterprise in Wisconsin is struggling blowback and being accused of “sacrilege” after providing religious-style votive candles that includes photos of Kansas City Chiefs star Travis Kelce and his pop star girlfriend, Taylor Swift.

Mixed Bag MKE, a small retailer in Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin, determined to hitch the hype for the 2024 Super Bowl by promoting its votive candles that includes the popular culture personalities for its “Swiftie Super Bowl Eve Party” on Feb. 10, in response to Fox Business Network.

The candles didn’t sit nicely with native residents, who known as the religious-like candles to be an insult to Jesus and Mary, the pictures that often seem on such candles. Advocates known as the candles “blasphemy” and “sacrilege.”

The enterprise jumped to its Facebook page and posted some emails and communications they obtained from upset prospects.

“I just learned of your disgusting celebrity ‘prayer candles.’ Depicting immoral celebrities instead of Our Lord Jesus Christ and His Holy Mother. How low can you go?” one message learn, FBN added.

“Please stop selling the blasphemous candles with celebrities!!! I truly take offense by mocking my faith!” one other upset buyer learn.

Travis Kelce of the Kansas City Chiefs kisses Taylor Swift after defeating the San Francisco 49ers 2 during Super Bowl LVIII at Allegiant Stadium on...

Travis Kelce #87 of the Kansas City Chiefs kisses Taylor Swift after defeating the San Francisco 49ers two throughout Super Bowl LVIII at Allegiant Stadium on February 11, 2024, in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

The retailer house owners, although, had been defiant and mentioned they supposed to proceed promoting the merchandise.

“If you’re part of this group,” the enterprise house owners wrote of these complaining, “and you see this, please know you aren’t changing anything by this harassment. I will still sell these candles, and I don’t care if you think it’s sacrilegious.”

The house owners additionally insisted that gross sales have been brisk regardless of the protest.

“You guys turned out, and it was amazing! Thank you so so so so much for the support, and for helping raise $360 for Street Angels. I’m cleaned out of any and all Taylor Swift merch but I’ll be getting more in the next week or so if you missed out. Thanks again for being awesome!” the corporate mentioned.

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