Adidas cancels 'shackle' shoes after outcry

Adidas cancels 'shackle' shoes after outcry

Credit: "adidas Originals" Facebook page

Adidas cancels 'shackle' shoes after outcry

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Posted on June 19, 2012 at 8:15 AM

Updated Monday, Oct 28 at 9:57 AM

(CNN) -- German sports apparel maker Adidas withdrew its plans to sell a controversial sneaker featuring affixed rubber shackles after the company generated significant criticism when advertising the shoe on its Facebook page.

The high-top sneakers, dubbed the JS Roundhouse Mids, were expected to release in August, according to the Adidas Originals Facebook page. "Got a sneaker game so hot you lock your kicks to your ankles?" a caption below a photo of the sneakers read.

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