Kendall jenner recently starred in a pepsi ad that is now the subject of much criticism and a great amount of backlash online the company has since pulled the ad from circulation, and offered an apology on april 5, wednesday morning, to jenner and the public in general. Pepsi apologized saying that it “clearly missed the mark,’’ and “did not intend to make light of any serious issue” but on thursday, the company, the ad’s creative team, and jenner did not respond to repeated requests for comment.
Pepsi has been contacted for further comment in its statement confirming the advert was being pulled, the company said: pepsi was trying to project a global message of unity, peace, and understanding clearly we missed the mark, and we apologize we did not intend to make light of any serious issue.
Pepsi is yanking its tasteless protest ad by danika we did not intend to make light of any serious issue we are removing the content and halting any further rollout” at the end of the. Pepsi has always aimed to be a socially conscious company, going back to its “next generation” campaign in the 1960s, said jon bond, an ad industry veteran who has worked with pepsi executives and is co-chairman of the shipyard, a marketing firm. The ad drew enough backlash that pepsi deleted it from its youtube channel and issued an apology a statement on the company's website reads: “pepsi was trying to project a global message of unity, peace and understanding.
“pepsi was trying to project a global message of unity, peace and understanding clearly, we missed the mark and apologize we did not intend to make light of any serious issue. Some say it’s the thought that counts others say the road to hell is paved with good intentions but well intended or not, everyone – literally, almost everyone – is condemning kendall jenner’s recent tone-deaf, social justice-themed video ad for pepsi the two-minute ad, which encouraged viewers to “join the conversation” among images of a. The progressive punditry may have killed last week’s pepsi ad featuring reality tv star kendall jenner, but according to a new survey, a plurality of americans actually liked the commercial, which called for unity in a time of intense political rancor.
Brand pepsi fell flat this week with its bafflingly tone-deaf ad featuring kendall jenner, but in the wake of a public relations backlash, the brand did at least one thing right after twitter lit up with nasty tweets and late-night comics poured on scorn, pepsi reacted quickly.
It was created by pepsi’s in-house content agency, creators league studio, and the company didn’t consult any of the larger ad firms it typically works with, an industry source told the post. Pepsi’s pr problem pepsi has discovered that following the “trend” is not always a prosperous decision after pulling their newest commercial the ad drew on imagery relating to recent protests and the black lives matter movement, showing relatively attractive younger people of all races marching with peace signs.
Pepsi is now in hot water over an advertisement that capitalized on the increasing popularity of the social justice movement amongst young people but was forced to pull it because it was not progressive enough, according to social-justice warriors. Even though minorities have gained international linguistic recognition, accepting and admitting minority languages in public affairs has been a contested issue in many countries.
We did not intend to make light of any serious issue we are pulling the content and halting any further rollout pepsi apologized for putting kendall jenner in this position, but many people felt the reality star still needed to take responsibility for her involvement in the ad. Many of the ad’s critics said the video was clearly offensive to minorities, who have been at the center of the growing gridlock between the public and law enforcement communities but according to the new survey, it was members of minority demographics who liked the ad most. After pulling the ad, pepsi released a statement: “pepsi was trying to project a global message of unity, peace and understanding clearly, we missed the mark and apologize we did not intend to make light of any serious issue.