Dove apologizes for 'racist’ soap ad that turned black woman white
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Dove apologized and pulled down an online ad for an online soap ad in which a black woman pulled up her shirt to reveal a white redheaded woman underneath.
The ad, which has since been removed from Facebook, drew fire from beauty blogger and makeup artist Naythemua.
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"An image we recently posted on Facebook missed the mark in representing women of color thoughtfully," Dove tweeted on Saturday. "We deeply regret the offense it caused.
But the Twitterverse was not impressed, decrying the ad as racist.
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