Pope Francis has apologized for smacking an Asian woman’s hand during a meet and greet at St. Peter’s Square in Vatican City on Tuesday.
The pope greeted several people as he made his way to the Nativity when a woman suddenly extended her arm over a barricade and grabbed the supreme pontiff’s hand and yanked him towards her, according to CNN.
A German company has come under fire after releasing an ad featuring an Asian woman who achieves sexual gratification from sniffing the dirty clothes of White men.
The commercial comes from Hornbach, a Bornheim-based DIY store chain offering home improvement products such as home appliances, household hardware and gardening supplies.
Monster’s promotion for its new line of energy drink, “Dragon Tea,” may leave a sour taste in the mouth for many in the Asian community.