Belvedere Vodka: Why Use Paid Actors For Controversial Ad? Just Steal A Picture Of A Woman!

Belvedere Vodka: Why Use Paid Actors For Controversial Ad? Just Steal A Picture Of A Woman!

The funny thing about faces is that they belong to actual people, who may or may not want to appear in a vodka ad that suggests date rape is about to happen. Belvedere Vodka said sorry to a woman whose likeness they lifted from an online video, and then used in a controversial ad, but she’s going ahead and suing them for good measure. [More]

Vodka Company Apologizes For Sexual Assault Insinuation In Ad

Vodka Company Apologizes For Sexual Assault Insinuation In Ad

Belvedere company apparently needed a social network tongue-lashing to teach it that it’s not okay to pump out ads that make light of sexual assault. The ad, captioned “Unlike some people, Belvedere always goes down smoothly,” featured a grinning jackass grabbing a fearful woman. [More]