Dunkin’ Donuts Thailand under fire for ‘racist’ ad campaign

Dunkin’ Donuts Thailand under fire for ‘racist’ ad campaign – LA Times, August 30, 2013
A human rights group on Friday criticized a Dunkin’ Donuts advertising campaign running in Thailand that features a model whose face is painted black to sell a chocolate doughnut.
Dunkin’ Donuts Thailand recently started running ads for its “Charcoal Donut,” which features a model wearing blackface makeup and bright pink lipstick and holding up a bitten doughnut. The translated Thai slogan reads: “Break every rule of deliciousness…”

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