Rejected & Banned Ads.

From the website:

"Mattel sent The Body Shop a cease-and-desist order, demanding to pull the self-esteem posters featuring Ruby - a rubenesque anti-Barbie - from American shop windows, because she was insulting to the real Barbie. Then, in Hong Kong, posters of Ruby were banned on the Mass Transit Railway because authorities said that in her nude (albeit nippleless and pubic-hair-free) condition, she would offend passengers. One shop in the US was forced to take down a Ruby poster after a mall patron said his daughter had been traumatized by seeing it."

For other rejected and banned ads, see: Best Rejected Advertising (click on the trash can).


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this is so odd! i am doing a paper looking at the research done on the effects of dolls on girls and boys' body images and someone told me about this and couldn't find it. then because of my blog www.dollybody.blogspot.com a friend sent me the link to this.

strange world.

i think she's beautiful - i want that dolly! plus she reminds me of me!
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