15 Most Offensive, Banned and Rejected Ads

11/14/2008
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Rejected, banned, and most complained advertising from all over the world.


Bacardi - Canada - Banned as it "objectified and demeaned women" (ASC)



Kiss Tobacco - Israel - Banned as it contains "obscenity and ressemblance of human beings"



Paddy Power - Ireland - Banned as "the betting odds referred to each woman's chances of either being knocked down by the truck were offensive and demeaned older people"



Energizer - Chile - Rejected by the client



NO2ID - UK - Most Complained as "the barcode on Tony Blair's upper lip made him resemble Hitler, which was offensive"



Killer Heels by NMA - UK - Banned as it "trivialised and stylised violence"



Department of Health - UK - Banned as it can "frighten and distress children"



Gucci - UK - Banned



Six Feet Under TV Series - UK - Banned as they were "offensive, shocking and likely to cause undue distress"



Diesel - UK - Banned as its "sexual image was likely to cause serious or widespread offence and was unsuitable in a magazine that could be seen by children"



Russian Finance Magazine - RUSSIA - Banned for being "immoral"



The Rules of Attraction (movie) - USA - Banned as "the copulating toys were considered offensive and obscene"



Tom Ford - USA - Most Complained as "it was sexually explicit"



Towers Anti-Smoking Campaign - CHINA - Rejected as "inappropriate"



The Breast Cancer Fund - USA - Rejected by advertising spaces run by Viacom "over fears that its depiction of mastectomy scars would prove to be too shocking to the public"




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