Paddy Power Issue Apology After Message Makes Light Of Paris Tragedy

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After the horrific attacks in Paris overnight, the world has been left reeling.

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Th tragedy is just hitting home – far too close to home – and understandably, emotions are running high.

However, while the vast majority of people and indeed organisations expressed their condolences, Paddy Power failed to realise a scheduled message that was set to go out could be perceived as making light of the horrific situation.

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Understandably, there was a widespread backlash as people wondered why the message was sent out in the first place.

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The betting company explained it was already scheduled in, but that did not stop a huge amount of negative publicity.

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