Top 10 Racially Insensitive Advertisements

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  • Tyler the Creator
  • Volkswagen
  • Mary J. Blige
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  • Ashton Kutcher
  • Naomi Campbell
  • Summer's Eve
  • Nivea
  • Intel
  • Sony

C'mon Get Happy…

In its 2013 Super Bowl spot, Volkswagen featured a white male who inexplicably adopted a Jamaican accent and spread his "good vibes" around the office after purchasing a new VW Beetle. The commercial's soundtrack was set to a slinky, reggae beat, but some viewers found it ventured into the "uncomfortably racist" territory.  (Photo: Volkswagen via YouTube)