Dunkin Donuts taking heat for 'racist' ad

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  1. chapped

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    http://shine.yahoo.com/everyday-foo...ad-in-thailand--issues-apology-162415727.html



    Dunkin' Donuts apologized on behalf of its Thailand franchisee on Friday for an ad campaign that’s being called racist for its image of a woman in blackface.



    Dunkin’ Donuts, which is based in Massachusetts, apologized for the ad on Friday through spokesperson Karen Raskopf. "Dunkin' Donuts recognizes the insensitivity of this spot and on behalf of our Thailand franchisee and our company, we apologize for any offense it caused," read the statement, released to Yahoo Shine. "We are working with our franchisee to immediately pull the television spot and to change the campaign."

    Meanwhile, the CEO of the Dunkin' Donuts franchisee group in Thailand, Nadim Salhani, earlier shrugged off the criticism as "paranoid American thinking," calling it "absolutely ridiculous,” reported the Associated Press.

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    Why's hello dere, Donutz!
     
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    smichal A1 Dick Game

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    mmm charcoal :nocheer:
     
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    Obligatory...



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    why is it racist?? when you go to the circus and you see a clown in whiteface no one cries racism? no one would give 2 fucks if a black clown wore white clown makeup. blacks are the biggest cry baby look at me look at me racists on the planet.
     
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    TehLivingDeath New Member Banned User

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    White Obama supporters take that prize, good sir.
     
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    It should be considered racist for passing off a round eye as a Thai.
     
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    Dig up Reagan! :mad:
     
  9. crazypreacher

    crazypreacher Hey yo

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    Yahoo Shine

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    :jj:
     
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    it's become insane...every single thing is perceived as racism with some people. i don't give a damn what anyone thinks anymore. while i'd never call someone a Reggie, i will continue to voice my opinion concerning the sad state of white/blaek relations and the fact that the blaeks seem determined to sabotage themselves and not take responsibility for ANYTHING.
    (should be interesting at dinner tonight, we're meeting friends who are uber-liberal).
     
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    unless they're called KoonKakes, Dunkin Donuts should tell them to fuck off.
     
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    right? it's my fault you decided to smoke crack and put your son in the microwave instead of going to college. and PULL YA PANTS UP!!!!!!!
     
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    is it black face, if they aren't supposed to be black? I'd assume they are supposed to be someone covered in charcoal like these guys

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    fuck i really want a doughnut now
     
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    Why is it a crime for whites to appear black when all the blacks in this country try their hardest to appear white?

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    what about Mimes???

    those racist fucks ... scarring little kids for centuries now


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    except that i bet 99.99% of them could care less about the ad
     
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    This is true.
     
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    1. i like the ad.
    2. dunkin donuts are fucking DELICIOUS.
    3. dunkin donuts coffee is fucking DELICIOUS.