Every once in a while there is something that comes out that some people take one way and others—a completely different way.
This ad was posted in Bloomingdale’s catalog and I guess I am missing the point of the message they intended. It is a girl laughing…and a guy staring at her with the words “SPIKE YOUR BEST FRIEND’S EGGNOG WHEN THEY’RE NOT LOOKING”
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Like I said I don’t get the intended message—but there is a message it does seem to say…that Date rape is ok.
I am not trying to read between the lines, but reading several twitter posts to the reaction, some are valid points. Why is he OR she going to sneak something into a friend’s drink? To be more fun? More festive? It’s funny. Sneaking anything into anyone’s drink is wrong…best friends or not. Whether the intention is to hit the town and dance or to…go back to your place.
Obviously it was a giant mistake that…25 people on their marketing team didn’t catch, but they have since apologized