Gay Advertisement #4: Heinz Pulls Ad Featuring Two Men Kissing

At OGM, I usually like to focus on American ads, but I couldn’t resist this one.  Back in 2008, Heinz yanked this ad from British television after a furor erupted over the films ending- a kiss between two men.  Over 200 people complained to the Advertising Standards Authority that the commercial was inappropriate and offensive.  The only thing I find offensive in this whole scenario is the British sense of humor or lack thereof.  Judge for yourself.

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One response to “Gay Advertisement #4: Heinz Pulls Ad Featuring Two Men Kissing

  1. Its so pathetic that even with all the anti sexist laws we have and our supposed openess…the homophobics still have their way…..i wonder if heinz realise that the amount of people the banning of this ad will insult or offend will far outway the miserable 200 that complained…..I know i will remember this when ever i see a tin of beans from now on…

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