Here’s how viral internet famedom is working these day: funny news segment goes viral, funny news segment gets auto-tuned, star of funny news segment becomes an internet sensation. internet sensation lands a TV commercial. Sweet Brown of “Bronchitis! Ain’t nobody got time for that!” fame is the new face, I mean mouth, of Shoretline Dental. Well done, Sweet. Maybe she’ll get a bit part on a reality show next! [The Daily What]
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Breaking news for the female anatomy! In New Zealand, it was deemed safe to use the words “vagina” and “discharge” in TV commercials. An advertisement for Carefree Acti-Fresh Panty Liners, which aired in July, was the first to drop the V-bomb on the country. Naturally, the Advertising Standards Authority received many complaints from “disgusted” viewers.
K Spice said, “I have a nine year old who is up until 8 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and he definitely does not need to hear words like that.” God forbid he should know the anatomically correct name for a body part! Another outraged viewer complained that pairing of a naked woman (no genitals showing) and the word vagina was “overly sexual.” Gasp! Keep reading »