Nike Yanks Crotch Ads


Late Friday—or at least late enough that we had already left the office—Nike announced that it would “drop ads for its Hyperdunk basketball shoes that critics said played off some viewers’ homophobia. In its second statement on the controversy, Nike said it would withdraw advertising critics found offensive ‘to underline our ongoing commitment to supporting diversity in sport and the workplace.’ Radar‘s Brian Marsh looked at the campaign earlier in the week; here’s what he found.

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