What a difference a day makes! Just yesterday we wrote about Ashton Kutcher's new viral ad as part of the Popchips campaign. Well, reports are circulating that it's been pulled after viewers called it racist.
As reported by The New York Post, the ad was pulled from YouTube and Facebook after it was criticized. The ads featured the Two and a Half Men star in brown makeup acting as a Bollywood producer "looking for love." Ashton also played other characters such as a tattooed southerner and a fashionista.
A Popchips spokeswoman told the newspaper the satirical ad featuring four characters was "created to provoke a few laughs and was never intended to stereotype or offend anyone." She also pointed out Popchips hopes "people can enjoy this in the spirit it was intended."
What do you think — should the ad have been pulled or was it much ado about nothing?