Turkey Pulls Hitler Shampoo Commercial
ISTANBUL, Turkey (UPI) — Turkish officials said they have put a three-month suspension on a controversial TV ad using images of Adolf Hitler to sell shampoo.
The Turkish Industry Ministry’s advertising commission decided last week to suspend the advertisement by shampoo brand Biomen due to concerns about gender discrimination and racist sentiments in the commercial, Today’s Zaman reported Monday.
The commercial features footage of Hitler delivering a speech with subtitles giving a made-up translation to sell the “100 percent male shampoo.”
“If you are not wearing a woman’s dress, you should not use her shampoo, either,” the subtitles read.
UPI - United Press International, Inc. Since 1907, United Press International (UPI) has been a leading provider of critical information to media outlets, businesses, governments and researchers worldwide.
Join the Discussion:
View Comments to “Turkey Pulls Hitler Shampoo Commercial”
Comment Policy: We encourage an open discussion with a wide range of viewpoints, even extreme ones, but we will not tolerate racism, profanity or slanderous comments toward the author(s) or comment participants. Make your case passionately, but civilly. Please don't stoop to name calling. We use filters for spam protection. If your comment does not appear, it is likely because it violates the above policy or contains links or language typical of spam. We reserve the right to remove comments at our discretion.
Is there news related to personal liberty happening in your area? Contact us at email@example.com