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Actor Priyanka Chopra slams Indian body spray commercial for ‘promoting sexual violence’

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  • Indian actor Priyanka Chopra branded an Indian male fragrance commercial as “disgusting” for “promoting sexual violence.”
  • The advertisement shows four men watching a scared woman in a store when one of the men asks, “We’re four, there’s one, who takes the shot?”
  • Almost 24 hours later, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting took down the commercial and requested that Twitter and YouTube remove the advertisement.
  • Many blasted the commercial for being insensitive, including film writer and director Farhan Khan, actor Richa Chadha and chairperson of the Delhi Commision for Women Swati Maliwal.

Indian actor Priyanka Chopra took to Twitter on Saturday to condemn an advertisement for purportedly promoting rape culture after it aired earlier in the day.

The commercial for the male fragrance brand Layer’r Shot shows four men staring at a nervous-looking woman in a store when one of the men asks, “We’re four, there’s one, who takes the shot?” When the woman turns around, it becomes clear that the men are referring to the body spray on the store shelf.

Naomi Osaka Appears in First TV Commercial in Cup Noodles Ad

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The 2018 U.S. Open champion, Naomi Osaka, just made her first appearance on a Japanese television ad, starring alongside fellow tennis player and countryman, Kei Nishikori, for Nissin cup noodles.

In the New Year ad, Osaka and Nishikori are pitted against each other in what appears to be a tennis match, until it is revealed that they are actually playing a game of hanetsuki, a traditional Japanese game involving rectangular wooden bats called hagoita often played during New Year’s, according to SoraNews24.

Japanese Company Creates Epic, Hand-Drawn Anime Commercial to Get Popular – And It Worked

A not-so well-known Japanese company recently posted an anime commercial in the hopes to attract much attention from the public.

Kyoei Forging Works, a company based in Sanjo, Niigata Prefecture, Japan that makes engine parts, agricultural equipment parts, and conveyor belts, made the anime commercial post on YouTube where it shows a transforming robot – commonly referred to as a mecha – fighting off villainous ships, according to SoraNews24.

Touching Thai Commercial Reminds People to Always Tell Their Loved Ones They Love Them

A touching Thailand television ad has resurfaced after years of making people cry and confess their love to their significant others.

The 11-minute ad, titled “The Only One,” was first posted online in 2016 by The 1 Card in honor of its 10th anniversary. It tells the story of a simple couple and the journey of a woman handling the loss of her boyfriend.