A New Jersey gym owner is offering free membership to those who choose not to get the COVID-19 vaccine.
His proposal comes after Krispy Kreme offered free doughnuts to those who have received the vaccine.
The doughnut shop’s incentive sparked controversy on Twitter for “selling poison to people,” the Independent reports.
Their campaign allows anyone who shows their COVID-19 vaccination card a free Original Glazed doughnut – any time, any day, and even every day, for the remainder of 2021 in the U.S.
Ian Smith, the co-owner of The Atilis Gym, responded to the campaign on Twitter with a proposal of his own, saying their business believes “in health – the real way0 exercise, food diet, plenty of vitamin D, Zinc, and an environment to destress.”
In light of @krispykreme giving free donuts for receiving the CVD shot, here at @TheAtilisGym we are giving out free memberships to all who don’t get vaccinated. We believe in health - the real way - exercise, good diet, plenty of Vitamin D, Zinc, and an environment to destress.— Ian Smith (@iansmithfitness) March 23, 2021