Pepsi Pulls Kendall Jenner Ad After Internet Backlash -

In case you haven’t been on the Internet in the last 24 hours, Kendall Jenner and Pepsi have been at the center of a social media storm regarding her debut ad for the brand, titled "Live For Now Moments Anthem," in which she joins a protest and hands a policeman a Pepsi to alleviate the tension. Reaction to the ad was swift, with a variety of people (from Lena Dunham to Martin Luther King, Jr.’s daughter) weighing in to call it tone-deaf (or worse), and outlets including the New York Times covering the controversy. Pepsi initially defended the spot, calling it "an important message to convey," but after furor didn’t die down, they decided to pull the ad altogether.

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