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Ashton Kutcher Commercial Pulled After Cries Of Racism

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May. 3 2012, Published 5:00 a.m. ET

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By Radar Staff

A commercial featuring Ashton Kutcher for Popchips was yanked offline after offending viewers who felt the Two and a Half Men star's portrayal of a Bollywood movie producer reeked of racism.

In the controversial spot parodying dating websites, Ashton plays four over-the-top roles looking for love; for the role of "Raj," Ashton donned brown face and mocked an Indian accent.

He jokes he's looking for a woman who's "Kardashian hot … I would give that dog a bone."

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Many bloggers, and users of Twitter, YouTube and Facebook ripped the ad, accusing it of promoting stereotypes, leading to the spot being pulled.

Watch the video on RadarOnline.com

The company said in a statement it was "created to provoke a few laughs and was never intended to stereotype or offend anyone," adding it hopes "people can enjoy this in the spirit it was intended."

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