DOES A NEW PRETZEL CHIP AD PROMOTE ANOREXIA?

It probably sounded so good at the pitch meeting. Pretzel Crisps’ attempt to be clever has sparked outrage from people who claim their new ads encourage people not to eat.

On several posters plastered throughout NY city, Pretzel Crisps advertisements declare “You can never be too thin.” Many disagree with that statement, including one upset passerby who tacked on an “actually you can” message to one of the ads in the East Village.

Pretzel Crisps responded to the controversy, saying, “We in no way advocate unhealthy weight loss or want to promote a bad body image. We appreciate your feedback and apologize if the ad offended people.

We are listening to feedback and making some adjustments to the campaign.” I guess all that’s left for the so called ‘models’, besides eating these pretzel chips, is to smoke cigarettes, own small dogs, and maybe, just maybe, date Bill Maher…

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