Posts tagged "racist ads"

Are The New Gisele Bündchen Ads Racist?

A new photo series shot by Norwegian fashion photographer Sølve Sundsbø, featuring Gisele Bündchen and a crew of super-buff, super-naked, super-dark-skinned male models, is causing a bit of an uproar online. Over at Project Rungay, a commenter wrote: "wow, those photos are fierce. can’t tell if the guys are her slaves or if…
By: Wendy Atterberry / May 7, 2009

It’s 2009, Sean Combs

I have a love/hate relationship with Sean "Puffy" Combs. I love his drive, style, and his unwillingness to take s**t from anyone. But I can't stand his arrogance or his destruction of his Bad Boy artists. Recently, I've been feeling a bit of love for Puffy after reading his top 10 forms of…
By: Annika Harris / March 27, 2009

Ad For Skin Whitening Pill Is Simultaneously Racist, Sexist, & Disgusting!

This print ad for Imedeen's skin whitening pill is so awesomely offensive because A) the very nature of skin whitening products is racist, B) making a blow job joke to sell a product is sexist, and C) suggesting she swallows (especially as I am eating a yogurt) is disgusting! It's a triple threat! Way to…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 5, 2009