Published: Sat, May 26, 2018
Entertaiment | By Mabel Barber

German sweet company under fire for 'racist' Meghan Markle cartoon

German sweet company under fire for 'racist' Meghan Markle cartoon

Some internauts branded it racist and the post was deleted but images of it have continued to circulate on social media.

The candies outfit, Super Dickmann, deleted the Facebook post portraying their famous Schokokuss - a chocolate-covered marshmallow treat - dressed up as Meghan Markle on her big day, the BBC reported Wednesday. "The world of Super Dickmann's is colourful and diverse and far from racist thoughts".

Super Dickmann's post of a Schokokuss (chocolate kiss) was posted with the caption: 'What are you looking at?

The Schokokuss appeared inside a cathedral with the words "a foam in white" - a description of its creamy interior and a pun on the phrase "a vision in white".

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Facebook and Twitter users responded with outrage with one calling the image "racist cr*psh*t", saying: 'Saw Dickmann's commercial and want to set something on fire'.

It was posted to the social media network on May 19, the same day that former United States actress Meghan Markle married British royal Prince Harry. I hope there will be financial consequences for you'.

Meghan became the Duchess of Sussex after marrying Harry at Windsor Castle last Saturday.

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