Friday, April 15, 2016 forced to take down disrespectful advert about red-heads

Dating website has been forced to apologise for an advertisement following an outcry on social media.

The advert features a woman with red hair and freckles with the slogan: “If you don’t like your imperfections, someone else will.”

It was featured prominently in tube stations around London, prompting online criticism and complaints made to the Advertising Standards Authority.

A spokesperson for said in a statement: “We have taken note of the response about our advert concerning freckles.

“Following this feedback, we are in discussions with our relevant partners about removing these posters as soon as possible.”


This is a real issue in England.  Red-haired children do get harassed there quite a lot.  I have never seen such harassment in Australia


Bird of Paradise said...

Waa waa waa go the liberal,snivel,snivel,snivel,whine whine whine

Anonymous said...

I understand that there is discrimination against people who have red hair in England.
I do not know the historical basis for that discrimination.

Birdzilla said...

Hey there's nothing wrong with having freckles they look neato