Controversial Cheerios Commercial - Racist?
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31 May An adorable Cheerios commercial featuring an interracial couple and their daughter generated such a strong racist backlash on YouTube that the comments section had to be closed. The ad had received more than 1, likes and more than dislikes as of Thursday evening. You can watch the full ad in. 1 Jun "Interracial" Cheerios Commercial Draws Harsh Comments. This Just In. 5 Jun Cheerios ad showing interracial family causes YouTube commenters to lose their minds [VIDEO] ad features a black dad, white mom and biracial child and produced enough vitriol on YouTube last week that Cheerios requested the comments section be WATCH THE CHEERIOS COMMERCIAL HERE.
A commercial for Cheerios came out a few months ago that really stirred up some controversy. In it, a child asks her mother about Cheerios.
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In the next scene we see the father waking up from a nap and he is covered in Cheerios, most of them on top of where his heart is. The apparent controversy is about the fact that the parents are a biracial couple. The mother is white while the father is black. The explosion of negative feedback and hate the commercial received led to General Mills disabling the YouTube comments on the video.
People find it even in commercials for delicious cereal. The links for the commercial and a news source are below. Posted by Adeline White Filed under Uncategorized. There should have been no controversy over that video.
It was just a cheerios commercial, featuring a family and a cute spin on heart healthy. Based on the video you posted, it is clearly an idea left over from the past prevalent in older people which has not reached the young kids in the video, which is reassuring.
As much as we like to say that we are living in a post-racial society, race continues to affect much of life today.
This Cheerios commercial is a perfect example of how race continues to be seen as a problem. We do have an African American president, which shows that Americans have become more accepting of racial minorities; however, race remains problematic. It is completely ridiculous that people find such fault with interracial couples. The family portrayed in the commercial seems to be very loving. It is unfortunate that people are commenting on the race of the family members, instead of the love that appears to be shared between them.
There absolutely should be no controversy over a simple commercial for a CERAL, but that is the sad truth of the world we live in today.
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The internet has become a place for hateful people to hide behind the anonymity of their computers and say terrible, terrible things. Because these ignorant people are bored with their lives, they enjoy the rare attention they receive from posting brutally mean and hurtful things via cyberspace. In some cases, it is the the only social interaction they will receive all day. That was a really great thing to add to your post!
It really makes you realize how absolutely ridiculous anyone who criticizes this commercial actually is. These children give me hope for the future because they were completely oblivious to the fact that the parents were different races.
Interracial Cheerios Commercial Draws Harsh Comments
Racism is slowly being weeded link of society one generation at a time. I think that the parents of those children are doing it absolutely right. On a side note, as I was flying home from break yesterday there was a biracial couple saying goodbye to their daughter at the airport. The only reason I even noticed that they were biracial was because I had read this post an hour earlier.
I actually love commercials that address these issues, because it IS still an issue in America.
Cheerios commercial featuring interracial family draws harsh comments
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Very, said Allen Adamson, managing director of the branding firm Landor Associates, but caving to critics is just as dangerous to a company as large as Cheerios. It is completely ridiculous that people find such fault with interracial couples. Leave a Reply Click here to cancel reply. But some people have also come out in support of showing a biracial family Cheerios is unfazed saying that they celebrate all types of families. A TV commercial for Blockbuster recently featured a white mom, black dad and biracial son enjoying a rental on the couch.
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