On our April 27th, 2017 episode we played you this commercial from Shea Moisture that people are getting really angry over. In case you missed it, here it is:
Now, what in that commercial could start an uproar? According to people on social media, it’s because it likens an African American girl being bullied for her natural hair to two white girls disliking their hair because of lack of volume. This caused Shea Moisture to cancel the ad, and issue this apology:
Wow, okay – so guys, listen, we really f-ed this one up. Please know that our intention was not – and would never be – to disrespect our community, and as such, we are pulling this piece immediately because it does not represent what we intended to communicate.
So we gotta ask, do you think they had to apologize? Or is this just another case of people overreacting? Send us an email and let us know what you think.
This is the video everybody’s been talking about, of a man being dragged off the plane for his refusal to leave due to their not being enough seats for a United personnel to be aboard. This led Dr. David Dao bloodied and, rightfully, embarrassed. After just apologizing for having to re-accommodate people, United CEO, Oscar Munoz, responded with this.
“This situation was unfortunately compounded when one of the passengers we politely asked to deplane refused, and it became necessary to contact Chicago Aviation Security Officers to help. While I deeply regret this situation arose, I also emphatically stand behind all of you, and I want to commend you for continuing to go above and beyond to ensure we fly right.”
Surely there could be more to this story than what we saw, but let’s face it, video is way more convincing than a person’s word.
That leaked image right there is making gamers go into a frenzy, speculating the next Call of Duty game could be based around WWII. It would definitely be a change of pace with the last couple of them being based in the future, but wouldn’t be too surprising after the success Activision …
It seems like forever ago we were talking with you about the return of Mystery Science Theater 3000 to Netflix, but now we’re under a month away from the April 14th release of the new season, and just today we were gifted with the first trailer.
Get excited boys and girls, this is gonna be great.