McDonalds Pulls Insulting Chinese TV Ad

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A McDonald's television ad that showed a Chinese man begging for fast food has been taken off the air in China following complaints. In a statement faxed to local media on Wednesday, McDonald's defended the ad as an attempt at humor. Reports said viewers complained that the ad's depiction of a middle-aged man on his knees begging for a discount was disturbing because Chinese consider such an act a humiliating indignity.

No word yet, if being seen eating a filet-o-fish sandwich is considered even more of an indignity.


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