Blackface is in, baby! Well, if you were to believe Dunkin’ Donuts Thailand, that is.
Advertising the new “Charcoal Donut”, the large poster features a woman in hot-labia-pink lipstick enjoying the tasty negro pastry. She done did loved that shit so much, the girl went all Al Jolson up in this bitch and gave herself a Wesley Snipes inspired facial treatment. That kind of malarkey may fly over in their disease-ridden country but it didn’t sit so well with us ‘Muricans”. A category 5 bitch-fit ensued online, forcing Dunkin’ Donuts to say, “WTF MAN! They’re in Thailand. We dont know what the hell goes on over there”
Actually, Double-D Nuts said in a tweet:
“We are working with our Thailand franchisee to immediately pull the ad. DD recognizes the insensitivity of this spot,”
According to a Time Newsfeed post about the incident, Thailand’s been hating on the brothas for awhile now:
“The country has been home to a brand of mops called “Black Man,” featuring the titular character in a tuxedo as its logo. Another Thai product — a skin whitening cream — advertises that lighter skinned people are more attractive to employers, and a black herbal toothpaste maker has run television commercials with the tagline “Appearance can be deceiving.” Another ad by the same company stated, “It’s black, but it’s good.”