After famously suggesting a "mass revolt" against the re-election of President Obama and an online campaign to help conclude the birther" controversy, it seems a web rebellion has started against Donald Trump.
Signon.org has started "Dump Trump," a new online petition demanding that Macy's ax "The Donald" as one of their celebrity spokespersons for his "nasty and despicable behavior."
Many people must agree- the online revolt has garnered more than 476,000 signatures online.
"Donald Trump does not reflect the 'magic of Macy's,'" reads the petition via SignOn.org, the progressive nonprofit online campaign arm of MoveOn.org. "We urge you to sever ties with him. Macy's says it has a strong obligation to be 'socially responsible' and that 'actions speak louder than words.' Indeed. It's time to act."
The petition noted Trump's advocacy for aggressively pushing the "racially charged birther conspiracy" by using "his public platform to deny the reality of climate change."
It also smacks him for sexist behavior and "personally attacking women he disagrees" with. (Read: Rosie O'Donnell and Kristen Stewart.)
It also explained that the Celebrity Apprentice star has "hypocritically complained about jobs being shipped overseas to China, despite the fact that almost his entire clothing line sold at Macy's is made in China."
The petition says that due to Trump's actions, it is Macy's own social responsibility to "dump Trump."
Singer Cher voiced support of the petition for the same reason. She wrote on Twitter that she would "never go to Macy's again" because they "sell products from a loudmouth... racist cretin."
Not surprisingly, Trump repsonded on Twitter on Tuesday, Nov. 12 by promoting his fragrance. "My fragrance-"Success"-is flying off the shelves @Macys," Trump tweeted. "The perfect Christmas gift!"
Never shy from tooting his own horn, earlier this month, Trump told Businessweek, "The fact is that there's a large group of people who like Donald Trump and what Donald Trump says." .
Michael Cohen, Executive Vice President and Special Counsel to the Donald, questioned the "legitimacy and accuracy" of the website. "The Trump Organization values its long standing relationship with Macy's and looks forward to many more years of continued success," Cohen told E! News.
A rep for SignOn.org said the non-profit is prepard to defend the validity of the "signtures" through legitimate email addresses.
"SignOn.org can absolutely verify that the petition has been signed by over 400,000 unique and active email address signatures (and growing)," the nonprofit's director, Steven Biel, told E! News. "Our system automatically deletes any names of people who attempt to sign more than once."
Martine Reardon, Macy's chief marketing officer told the New York Times that the real estate mogul is the one celebrity designer who "always the one who delivers the one-liners" in their commercials.