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Red Bull Controversial Marketing Campaign

created over 3 years ago | Tagged: entertainment, barely legal, physiological, advertising, marketing, backlash, red bull, controversial, south africa, blasphemy, blasphemous, marketing campaign,


Red Bull South Africa earlier this week unveiled the latest addition to its ongoing “Red Bull gives you wings” campaign — a 30-spot featuring Jesus revealing the “secret” behind his miraculous water-walking feat. Wouldn’t ya know it, the ad did not go over well with many viewers, who demanded it be pulled immediately. Unfortunately for Red Bull, the energy drink doesn’t actually give you wings, so in lieu of saying “see you later, suckers” and flying away, the company relented and pulled the ad as requested.




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