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Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Gay Doritos Ads Will Never Air

According to a statement from Frito Lay Director of Public Relations Chris Kuechenmeister, the gay themed Doritos ads that have recently gone viral will not air during the Super Bowl.  In fact, they'll never see the light of day.  They were part of a contest called "Crash the Super Bowl", in which 5600 people submitted their own ads to be aired during the big game.  The gay ads were not even among the finalists chosen by a panel of judges.

The ads appeared a couple of days ago on a fan made Youtube page, which has no connection to either the contest or the Frito Lay company.  At the moment, Youtube has no obligation to take the page down, but Frito Lay is considering legal action to remove the videos.  Some people said that the country was mature enough to enjoy a 30 second gay themed tortilla chip commercial during a macho, testosterone filled football game.  I said they were wrong.

"Told you so..."