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Cole's Hair Drama

24th November 2009

GIRLS ALOUD star CHERYL COLE has come under fire over revelations she wore hair extensions to promote a shampoo range.The singer-turned-reality show judge appears in a series of TV adverts for cosmetics giant L'Oreal, as...

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Inglourious Basterds Advert Avoids Ban

30th September 2009

An advert for INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS has escaped a ban by Britain's advertising watchdog after scores of complaints it is inappropriate for children.The Quentin Tarantino war movie was released in the U.K. in August (09) and...

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Duffy's Diet Coke Ad Avoids Ban

17th June 2009

A Diet Coke commercial starring Welsh soul singer DUFFY has escaped a ban by Britain's advertising watchdog - after the footage was deemed irresponsible by U.K. road safety campaigners.The Mercy hitmaker became the face of...

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Iggy Pop's Ad Campaign Axed

29th April 2009

A British advertising campaign starring punk icon IGGY POP has been banned after it was branded "misleading". Pop became the unlikely face of Internet insurance company SwiftCover.com earlier this year (Feb09). The promo showed the star...

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Wanted Dvd Promotion Blasted From U.k. Ad Breaks

18th March 2009

A TV advert to promote the DVD release of ANGELINA JOLIE's action thriller WANTED has been banned by British watchdogs for glamorising violence. Britain's Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has demanded the removal of the promotional footage...

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50 Cent Slams Claims Biopic Glorifies Gun Crime

18th January 2006

Hip-hop star 50 CENT has dismissed accusations his movie GET RICH OR DIE TRYIN' glorifies violence and gun crime, insisting the film is being unfairly singled out for criticism. Earlier this month (JAN06), UK...

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50 Cent Film Ad Slammed In Britain

4th January 2006

Hip-hop star 50 CENT has come under fire in Britain for the controversial posters to his GET RICH OR DIE TRYIN' film. Industry watchdog the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) ruled the ad, which features...

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Sin City Ad Banned

22nd September 2005

An interactive advert for hit movie SIN CITY has been banned in the UK because it "condones violence". Britain's Advertising Standards Authority ruled that the scenes depicted by the poster display were highly unsuitable...

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50 Cent Ad Did Glorify Guns

18th May 2005

LATEST: A banned TV commercial starring 50 CENT glorified gun violence, British advertising watchdogs have ruled. Sportswear giant REEBOK pulled the ad after complaints the rapper counts from one-to-nine, referring to the number of...

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Tv Network Criticised Over 'Threatening' Csi:ny Ads

28th January 2005

British TV network CHANNEL FIVE has been forced to withdraw "offensive" and "threatening" advertising for American crime drama CSI:NY. The London-based channel mailed thousands of fake dossiers including images of murder victims and weapons...

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Outkast Slammed By Advertising Watchdog

7th July 2004

OUTKAST have been rapped by the British ADVERTISING STANDARDS AUTHORITY (ASA) after complaints against a poster featuring ANDRE 3000 holding a gun were upheld. The promotional picture - which showed the singer holding a...

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Six Feet Under Posters Pulled In Britain

28th May 2003

Billboard posters for the funeral-set TV series SIX FEET UNDER have been banned in Britain, following complaints that they were distasteful. The ADVERTISING STANDARDS AUTHORITY (ASA) made the ruling after receiving nine complaints from...

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