News Cleveland Cavaliers taking a lot of heat over this commercial

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  1. MutteringJohn

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    Whoever came up with this spoof is probably going to be out the door. I wish some guy working for an NFL team came up with this. Love to see Goodell squirm.

     
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    They're gonna win it all. :cool:
     
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    can't have fun anymore without offending somebody.
     
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    Advertisers need to grow some balls.
     
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    "There is no way the Calfs will get by my New York Knickerboxers, Robin."
     
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    and without the person who's offended feeling entitled to shut down the rest of the world so they are never remotely offended again.
     
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    Im offended by that commercial.

    Not cause he knocked her around, but because it was not funny, and the chick wasn't hot.
     
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    I dont get it why is it so bad its not like he beat her silly like NFL fans do when their team losees
     
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    You would think people would be complaining about the cheesy production value of the shoot. Looks like they paid some film students 20 bucks and a case of beer for that gem. :doh:

    Then again, it is Cleveland. :hhh:
     
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    it's a remarkably stupid commercial. joke all you want, beating the shit out of women is frowned on in many circles. considering the other things going on, :facepalm:

    hearing that all the bigwigs thought is was funny was funny. they will be apologizing their dumb asses off for awhile.
     
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    It was supposed to spoof this United Healthcare commercial.

    The Cleveland Cavaliers have issued an apology after airing a playoff video that showed a woman being thrown to the ground by her boyfriend because she wore a shirt for an opposing team.

    The video was shown during Wednesday night's game, and while it was removed from Vimeoafter viewers expressed outrage, basketball writer Steve McPherson posted a copy of it. In the skit, a Cavs fan catches his girlfriend in a Dirty Dancing move, but throws her down when he realizes she's wearing a Chicago Bulls shirt. She writhes in pain on the ground and is later shown in a Cavs shirt, while holding ice to her head, promising that she is now "all in" as a Cavs fan.

     
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    If the male/female roles were reversed this story would not exist.
     
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    He should have threw her harder and farther.
     
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    Lol
    Wow


    God I hate cavalier fans. Hate lebron one minute, next they suck his taint for coming back
     
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    Why will this be offensive? Woman have the down syndrome? Who cares?
     
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    That was pretty funny, watched it twice.

    I watched this many times:
     
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    I agree people need to lighten the fuck up.

    I don't like this commercial only because it isn't funny (same for the healthcare ad it spoofs). Too much build up for a payoff we're already expecting -- something goes horribly wrong with the lift.
     
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    the pussification of 'Merica continues....:rolleyes: