Groups want suggestive ad snipped
THE “Cut Already?” P1 WiMAX advertisement has created a furore among several quarters, especially women’s groups, for its suggestive connotation, reported Nanyang Siang Pau.
Kuala Lumpur-Selangor Chinese Assembly Hall Wanita chief Alice Lee urged the company to retract the advertisement because it made women feel uncomfortable.
“It was done in very bad taste and is filled with sexual innuendo,” she said.
Blogger Teo Bak Kim said he was surprised that the commercial was approved when the Government was well known to be strict in advertisement regulations.
“It is vulgar and its suggestive remarks set a trap for the audience to make the negative association,” he said.
Wanita MCA chief Datin Paduka Chew Mei Fun said she would write to the company and demand that the advertisement be pulled out.
“The company should apologise because the advertisement is insulting and it discriminates against women,” she said.
She also urged advertisement producers to be more sensitive and to stop making disrespectful commercials.
Deputy Information, Communications and Culture Minister (II) Heng Seai Kie said the advertisement was rejected by RTM for not complying with its code of content.
“It is now only allowed to be broadcast on private television stations.
“However, I have directed the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission to study its content and see if it contains any sexual references or not,” she said.
i m seeing red with the report above. 1st of all, i m angry with myself for not being insulted and feel discriminated by the P1 advertisement on the radio. instead, i *shame faced* was pretty tickled by the ad. now i am angry with myself. omg. i should be insulted and feel discriminated! :O
but seriously, i think those ppl should roll some weed, smoke em and chill out a bit la. it's a life like the bunch of ppl who are complaining about the ad are some old spinster smelly virgin. what is wrong with a little humor (with a little sexual connotation)? why la so uptight and sua ku? chill la.
errr.... i dont get it leh, why is the ad insulting and discriminating against women ah?