KFC ad pulled after causing an uproar. Another bad idea in advertising? Or maybe it was a good idea after all the free publicity it garnered.
Raunchy KFC ad campaign removed in an hour
From The Age by Nick Tuscano:
Whoever cooked up KFC Australia’s latest marketing stunt is either in hot water or in line for a big promotion.
In an extremely short-lived social media campaign, the fast food chain on Friday morning released a raunchy image on Twitter showing a man and a woman sitting in a provocative position on a couch.
The man leans back and grins towards his pixelated crotch, where the woman’s hand is reached.
“Warning,” the post said. “Something hot and spicy is coming soon … ”
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— The Radical Feminist (@thirdwavefem) April 15, 2016
KFC stole the idea from this McDonalds ad where a woman is giving her boyfriend a big mac pic.twitter.com/vc3sVuhTM2
— Reid Parker (@ReidParker_) April 15, 2016