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“Get Some Nuts” – Mr. T.

I saw this last week and I sort of expected it to go away, but… well, I was way off base.

Mr. T was recently in a Snickers commercial in the UK where he basically fires Snickers bars at a male speed walker, telling him to “run like a man.” When I first heard the news story, they mentioned it was being pulled because “Get Some Nuts” as a slogan wasn’t going over too well with Brits. I could see that – it’s way edgy for the US and certainly cheeky in UK terms – but what followed the viewing “world wide” was a bit shocking…

Mr. T was being criticized for being homophobic because of the commercial…

What the bloody fuck is wrong with this picture?
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