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Aussie Celebrity Dismissed for Social Media Post of Obscure Symbol With Nazi Connotation

ViacomCBS-owned Network 10 and international publisher Pan MacMillan, have severed their relationship with celebrity chef Pete Evans, after controversy erupted over a social media post featuring an ancient sun symbol that was appropriated by the Nazis. On Nov. 16, Evans posted a cartoon on his Facebook featuring a caterpillar (sporting a Make America Great Again cap) talking to a butterfly (who’s wing features the “black sun” symbol). The caterpillar tells the butterfly: “You’ve changed.” The butterfly responds: “We’re supposed to.” The post has since been deleted. The post elicited a negative response on social media and saw Evans’ long-time book publishing partner Pan MacMillan, sever its relationship with the celebrity chef. “Pan MacMillan is currently finalising its contractual relationship with Pete Evans and as such will not be entering any further publishing agreements moving forward,” the publisher posted on Twitter. National retailer Big W has also decided to pull Evans’ books …