Yesterday the Telegraph posted an article featuring the top 10 most complained about adverts of all time. The top 10 spans topics from indecent exposure to unnerving violence to full on blaspheme, but topping the list is KFC with their Zinger sandwich meal advert that scored 1,671 complaints; parents were concerned that it would promote bad manners amongst children… it’s a touchy target audience! Other notable entries include the hard-hitting Barnardo’s ‘Break The Cycle’ campaign which caused some upset as it features a young girl being hit repeatedly in the head- the campaign was launched to spread awareness of the domestic abuse of children. Also the YSL ‘Opium’ ad which I have absolutely no problem with…
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Here are a select few from the article that I liked.
P.S am I the only one who find the Paddy Power advert mildly amusing…?