This Oscar Pistorius ad is the 'most complained about ad of all time'

2014-03-20 07:45
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London - The UK's Advertising Standards Authority is standing by their decision to pull a controversial ad featuring Oscar Pistorius, Huffington Post reported.

According to the ASA  the ad has received a record breaking amount of complaints making it "the most complained about ad of all time."

The ad, by online betting site Paddypower, features Oscar Pistorius as an Academy Award-statuette with the words; “It's Oscar time. Money back if he walks”.

Not only does the ad make fun of Oscar's disability but it also jokes about a murder case.

Although they have received an unprecedented amount of complaints, Paddypower defended the ad saying it is only a reflection of public interest.  

The controversial ad:

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