Cbs rejects gay dating sites super bowl
I wonder if that also speaks to the stigma against homosexuality in male professional sports.. I don't think the guy looks disgusted, I think he looks CONFUSED! It was a whack commercial and I really didn't get it. Score one for Focus on the Family in the Social Values Super Bowl -- the advocacy advertising contest that will fill the airwaves between scattered moments of NFL football February 7.On Wednesday, the network announced that they had approved a pro-life commercial starring Florida quarterback Tim Tebow, funded by the conservative Christian group Focus on the Family, to air during the game.CBS has rejected a gay dating site's Super Bowl ad and now wants a bite out of the network.The 30-second spot shows two men excitedly watching the game, before their hands brush as they both reach into a bowl of chips.
A Man spokesperson said the company had offered to pay for the .6 million ad slot up front.
According to a rep for the dating site, which operates under the slogan “Where Many Many Many Men Come Out to Play,” the ad was submitted on Monday, January 18th.
When the site followed up on the status of the ad on Friday, January 22nd, they were told by CBS that “the spot hadn’t been officially approved yet" by network standards, and that "all the Super Bowl spots were sold out.” SLIDESHOW: Click here to see famous banned Super Bowl ads.
Both ads miss the mark in my opinion and reinforce the belief that all black gay men are effeminate & over the top (not that there's anything wrong with effeminate men if that's your authentic self) or all straight black men are homophobic and are freaked out by the something as simple as a same-sex kiss. January 29, 2010 PM the LOLA commercial was not good for a spot on regular TV show, let alone during the SUPERBOWL. Going for chips and then start making out, a bit random for a commercial that is trying to make a point, but the product did not have anything to do with the commercial's intent.
According to CBS officials the Mancrunch ad is still under consideration while the Go ad will thankfully never be seen beyond the internet. The Lola commercial was..interesting He was very effeminate. It would have been the same way even if LOLA was actually a woman.