The Flub Five: 5 Black Ads That Need to Not Exist

These ads are not testaments to excellence.


Some commercials featuring black actors/performers just make you want to shake your head and cry a little. Below, The BVX goes in on five such monstrosities, one of which being the new Old Spice ads.

2. Mandigo Meets Cujo Meets Godzilla

No, it's not the story Glenn Beck tells his children to make them eat their broccoli. This ad is part of Old Spice's shirtless black man marketing campaign starring Terry Crews ('Everybody Hates Chris' and one of them 'Friday' movies). A stark contrast to his suave counterpart, Crews simply scares white people. Bigger than a building, flexing every muscle and clad in just some boxer briefs, the brute delivers a roundhouse kick to a skyscraper that causes an explosion. Be afraid. Be very afraid.

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