Hyatt releases statement on “potential connections to hate symbolism” on CPAC stage, CPAC responds

They Hyatt has released a statement after Twitter users accused CPAC of purposely designing their CPAC stage to look like a Nazi symbol.

The theory was touted by actress Alyssa Milano on her Instagram page.


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Matt Schlapp responded to the controversy by tweeted “Stage design conspiracies are outrageous and slanderous. We have a long standing commitment to the Jewish community. Cancel culture extremists must address antisemitism within their own ranks. CPAC proudly stands with our Jewish allies, including those speaking from this stage.”

Hyatt Hotels issued the following statement:

“We do not always agree with or share the same values as groups hosting meetings and events at our hotels.”

When we learned that CPAC 2021 stage design had been compared to a symbol of hate, we promptly raised this concern with meeting organizers who strongly denied any connection to such symbols. Had we initially recognized the potential connections to hate symbolism, we would have proactively addressed it prior to commencement of the event.”

CPAC has now responded, writing “This letter to Hyatt Hotels is our declaration that we will not let them cancel us with these lies. @Hyatt #AmericaUnCanceled #CPAC2021”