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Ford apologizes for offensive Figo ad

www.businessinsider.com Published: March 25, 2013
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Ford and its ad agency issued apologies for a tasteless Ford Figo ad — in which former Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi is shown with a bunch of gagged and crying women in the trunk of his car — that was never meant to see the light of day, according to Business Insider.



The ads came during a period in which the country was rocked by several gang rapes, sparking women's rights protests.

It turns out a young creative team at JWT India, Ford Figo's agency of record, made the spot and posted it to website Ads of the World without approval. (It has since been removed.)


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