Adidas Pulls Shackle Shoe After Slavery Comparisons

Adidas has announced it will not release the JS Roundhouse Mid, after critics pointed out that its ankle shackles recalled the days of slavery. The company said, however, that any association with slavery was unintentional, and designer Jeremy Scott was actually inspired by a toy called My Pet Monster.

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