Pepsi's Super Bowl Ad: She Kicks, She Scowls, She's Peddling Pepsi

Will advertisers ever get black women right?


Will advertisers ever get black women right? We've asked this question before on The Root. (Remember the KGB commercial about black women and extensions?)

This time, it's Pepsi who jumped into the fray. The ad features a black woman -- who only says about five words, including "Pepsi Max, zero calories" -- as she reprimands her boyfriend/husband as he does things she doesn't approve of. She kicks him, puts soap in his mouth and dunks his head in a pie. The "angry black woman" stereotype continues.

Oh, and just wait until the white girl shows up ...

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