Pepsi has already pulled the ad from YouTube, but it's still up on Kendall & Kylie's YouTube page. Pepsi depicts Kendall Jenner peacefully ending a protest between cops and protesters with a can of Pepsi. W.T.F.?
Via The New York Times:
Pepsi has apologized for a controversial advertisement that borrowed imagery from the Black Lives Matter movement, after a day of intense criticism from people who said it trivialized the widespread protests against the killings of black people by the police.
“Pepsi was trying to project a global message of unity, peace and understanding. Clearly, we missed the mark and apologize,” the company said in a statement on Wednesday. “We did not intend to make light of any serious issue. We are pulling the content and halting any further rollout.”
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