‘Racist’ TV ad sparks fury around the world

A Chinese laundry detergent company has sparked outrage around the world after releasing their latest advertisment. The ad has been
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A Chinese laundry detergent company has sparked outrage around the world after releasing their latest advertisment.

The ad has been labelled as one the most racist ads ever made, with many poeple asking just what exactly was the company Qiaobi was thinking when they made it.

The ad shows a young Chinese woman getting ready to do her laundry when a black man appears at her door.

He whistles to her and she entices him over with a wiggle of her finger.

Just as they are about to kiss she pops a detergent capsule in his mouth and pushes him into the washing machine.

The man can be heard yelling and tumbling around the machine before the load finishes and the woman opens the lid only to have a clean and smiling Chinese man materialise out of it – much to her delight.

The commercial ends with Qiaobi’s tagline in Chinese which translates to: “Change begins with Qiaobi.”

The ad is copping major backlash around the world, with people calling out the company for promoting a blatantly racist message.

However, others have said it’s just a bit of fun and that people are being too sensitive about it.

Take a look and tell us what you think. Is this ad racist or just a bit of a laugh?

Should this ad be banned? Or is it just a joke?

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