Coca Cola Cuts Gay Couple Out Of Commercial
Coca Cola is receiving flak after editing an otherwise remarkable new commercial running in its European market once it hits Irish airwaves. Though viewers in England, Norway, Holland and other EU countries are able to view the "Reasons to Believe" ad in its glorious entirety, including a glimpse of a gorgeous gay couple tying the knot. Folks in Ireland, however, see a straight couple in the gay couple's place.
Why the censorship?
Apparently, due to Ireland's lack of marriage equality, Coca Cola believed snubbing the same-sex couple would be the most appropriate.
Wouldn't a country that still lacks marriage equality be the most in need of seeing a happy gay couple?
Anyway, here's the original ad, you know, in case you're in Ireland and want to see what a loving couple looks like: