Banned Adverts

Watchdog Bans 'Demeaning' Nude Scanner Mobile App Ad

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 19.02.2014 | UK

A television ad for the mobile app Nude Scanner 3D that showed images of a naked woman has been banned after viewers complained that it was demeaning ...

Is This Ad 'Clumsily Racist' About Westerners?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Japanese airline All Nippon Airways has been forced to pull a controversial advert after complaints of "clumsy racism" as it showed an actor dressed a...

Should This Ad 'Celebrating' Beer Have Been Banned?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

An advert for some of Britain's biggest beer brands has been banned for implying alcohol helps overcome nervousness and is linked to social success. ...

'Masturbation' Protein Shake Ad BANNED After Complaint

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 20.11.2013 | UK

This ad for protein shake brand For Goodness Shakes has been banned by the advertising watchdog, which deemed that its references to male masturbation...

'Distressing And Insulting' Advert Banned

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.11.2012 | UK

An advert showing a surgeon performing a brain operation while organising a holiday online has been banned after complaints it was offensive, distress...

WATCH: Naked Ham Advert Pulled After 'Misleading Claims About Meat'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.12.2012 | UK

An advert for ham featuring naked picnickers prompted 371 complaints but it was misleading claims about meat that saw the Advertising Standards Author...

Cheese Ad Moved Post-Watershed Over 'Trivialising Violence' Complaints

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.06.2012 | UK

A cheese ad in which a miniature cowboy wields a razor and a gun has been shifted to a post 9pm slot following complaints that it trivialised violent ...

VIDEO: As Ryanair Is Slammed For 'Red Hot' Ad, What Else Is Too Racy For TV?

Posted 15.02.2012 | UK

Ryanair's latest advert has been banned after a string of complaints. The poster, featuring scantily-clad girls underneath the slogan "Red Hot Far...

Which Airline Just Had Its Ads Banned?

PA | Posted 15.04.2012 | UK

Budget airline Ryanair has been rapped by a watchdog for a "sexist" advertising campaign which "objectified" women. The promotion, which showed a s...