And now, a word from our sponsor – Alexis Chateau PR. I had noticed the Audi ad a couple of days or so before the game. I’d also received a letter from the IKEA CEO about their stance on diversity and acceptance (my daughter works at an IKEA). I may not be in the market for the products these guys sell, but you can best believe when I am, I will put my dollars where my beliefs are.
Last year, the publicresponded to Beyoncé’s political halftime show with praise, outrage, boycotts, and sold out shows. So this year, as we geared up to watch Super Bowl 51, we wondered if any artists would make another stand.
Much to our surprise, it was corporate who did the job.From lifestyle brands to automakers, companies stepped up to the plate to remind us all that diversity is an important cornerstone of American society, regardless of who they voted for and why.
So here are the five ads that caught our eye by putting their branding where their ethics was – even when it meant walking a thin, gray line!
5. It’s a 10!: Four Years Of…
If nothing else, this ad got a good laugh out of us, rightafterwe held our breath for an intro stating:
America, we’re in for at least four years…
…of awful hair.
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