Oreo cookies have come under fire after a controversial advert featuring a breastfeeding baby with the slogan; ‘Milk’s Favourite Cookie’ was leaked online.
The Cheil Worldwide Agency, a South Korean advertising agency, created the provocative advert, including an image of an Asian baby suckling on a fully exposed breast and nipple.
The leaked advert has created quite a stir on Twitter. See a round-up of the mixed reactions below:
In response to the uproar, the creators have come forward, claiming the advert was never intended to reach the public domain...
The food company released a statement saying: “Our understanding is that they created it for use at an isolated advertising awards forum in Korea. It was never intended for consumer advertising or public distribution.”
Take a look at Oreo biscuit adverts that did make it to our TV screens - old and new.
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