Are you a lone White man, who’s sweating bullets because you’re surrounded by a horde of Black folks who are dancing and playing jungle rhythms?
Worry not. Louisville, Ky.-based Kentucky Fried Chicken has the solution: Pass around a bucket of chicken.
Does the content of this KFC ad, which is now playing on Australian TV, sound racist?
See the Video: Controversial KFC Ad
Critics claim that the concept – which feeds the age-old stereotype about Blacks and chicken – suggests that the colonel’s golden-fried gospel-bird can even soothe the savage beast, which happens to be Black folks.
A KFC spokesman said that the ad was "misinterpreted by a segment of people in the U.S."
The management of the fast food chain has also apologized.
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