Schapelle Corby in the video she uploaded to social media.
It’s not entirely unexpected that some businesses would approach Schappelle Corby thanks to her notoriety, but there are many that will think this goes too far, and is in bad taste, given the circumstances.
After being convicted of smuggling cannabis into Indonesia in her boogie board bag, and being sentenced to 20 years in prison, she only returned to Australia this year, after serving nine years.
While she has been mostly in hiding from the public, she’s been keeping social with social media… and has already gained over 202,000 followers on Instagram.
A post shared by Schapellecorby (@schapelle.corby) on
She wrote in the post: Thanks to the guys at Drag @dragboardco for thinking of me & seeing me as a fellow body boarder. Hooking me up with the @sam.bennett_pro model. Looking forward to getting back in the water when this leg of mine is restored.
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What do you think? Bad taste or smart thinking, from the companies point of view?