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10 Controversial and Banned Commercials

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Advertisements on print and video media are currently the order of all businesses in the world. Though a good thing for publicity, some commercials have been eliciting complaints because of their perceived negative messages.

10 Banned Commercials

The following are top 10 of banned commercials:

10. Go Compare

Go Compare is arguably one of the most annoying banned commercials. Much of its criticism stemmed from its advert showing a footballer kicking a ball into the stomach of an opera singer. In another incidence, this advert also included a woman wearing a balaclava who shot the singer with a bazooka.

According to viewers, this ad trivialized war and terrorism. This ad received much criticism from lots of viewers in 2004, and all of them wanted it banned.