Kate Taylor, provided by Published 11:21 am CDT, Monday, March 11, 2019 Rich Polk/Getty Images for Politicon Tucker Carlson is embroiled in controversy yet again after the progressive media watchdog Media Matters released recordings of his calls into the shock-jock radio program "Bubba The Love Sponge." In the recordings, from years ago, Carlson is heard making comments degrading women — calling them "extremely primitive" and comparing them to dogs — and defending the now-convicted child sexual abuser Warren Jeffs. People are calling for advertisers including Mitsubishi, Peloton Cycle, and Allstate to cut ties with Carlson's Fox News show. In recent months, at least 27 brands have stopped advertising on the show following Carlson's inflammatory on-air comments regarding women and immigrants. People are once again calling for advertisers to ditch Tucker Carlson's Fox News show, this time after the release of recordings in which Carlson justified child … [Read more...] about At least 27 advertisers have stopped advertising on Tucker Carlson’s Fox News show in recent months after the host’s controversial comments. Here’s the list.
Outback Steakhouse stopped advertising on Tucker Carlson's Fox News show in January, a representative told Business Insider.Outback is currently facing backlash on social media as Carlson's critics push for advertisers to cut ties with the show. On Sunday evening, recordings resurfaced by Media Matters for America revealed the host degrading women and defending a now-convicted child sexual abuser.At least 27 brands have stopped advertising on Carlson's show in recent months, following Carlson's controversial on-air comments about women and immigrants. Outback Steakhouse cut its advertising on Tucker Carlson's Fox News show earlier this year, after the host was embroiled in controversies. The chain stopped running advertising on Carlson's Fox News show in January, a representative told Business Insider on Monday. The representative did not provide details on the reasoning behind the chain's decision to stop advertising. Outback is currently facing backlash on social media … [Read more...] about Outback Steakhouse stopped advertising on Tucker Carlson’s Fox News show earlier this year
On the heels of an explosive report revealing inappropriate comments made by Fox News host Tucker Carlson, questions about which advertisers will continue to stick by his show, 'Tucker Carlson Tonight', have cropped up once more.WOW.https://t.co/6r1NeQbzRW— Sleeping Giants (@slpng_giants) March 10, 2019Companies like @ProcterGamble and @AstraZeneca and @Ford and @LincolnMotorCo and @mitsucars and @CapitalOne and @Amgen apparently think they need to give money to a guy who is proud to call women "primitive" and argue child rape should be legal. @mmfahttps://t.co/d48uSP6gAs— Max Kennerly (@MaxKennerly) March 11, 2019I'm not retweeting the Tucker Carlson audio tape because it's so over the top offensive, but how he still has a job tomorrow...I have no idea. And if advertisers don't drop him, never buy from them.— Julie Wilcox WX (@JulieWilcoxWX) March 11, 2019According to clips uncovered by Media Matters for America, Carlson can be heard saying things … [Read more...] about Tucker Carlson’s remaining advertisers target of boycott call
National Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email Gillette's new ad seeks to channel the #MeToo movement with a new image of masculinity YouTube Giant razor-maker Gillette got itself into a bit of a tough scrape with a new, nearly two-minute-long ad promoting the ideals of the #MeToo movement. For over a century, Gillette has championed the Alpha Men who use its razors, including, its ads have claimed, "all the world's rulers," and "the millions of big, strong-limbed supermen who are fighting to save freedom." But a new ad released in advance of the Superbowl, cuts the other way, channeling the #MeToo movement and undercutting toxic masculinity. The first half of the ad portrays males as boorish, sexually harassing women, mansplaining, and bullying. About midway through, the narrator proclaims something has changed and "there will be no going back." "You can't hide from it. You can't laugh it off, making the same old excuses," the narrator intones, as a long line up of men … [Read more...] about Backlash Erupts After Gillette Launches A New #MeToo-Inspired Ad Campaign