Feminist sermons don’t sell beer: Bud pulls ads with Amy Schumer yacking about equal pay
From my latest blog post for the Independent Women’s Forum:
Schumer and Seth Rogen team up to hector viewers.
“In a new Bud Light ad, which can be seen below, actors Amy Schumer and Seth Rogen talk about the gender pay gap — the very real, very stubborn fact that women make, on average, 79 percent of what men earn in the United States.
“’Women don’t get paid as much as men, and that is wrong,’ Rogen says.
“’And we have to pay more for the same stuff: cars, dry cleaning, shampoo,’ Schumer adds.”
“Anheuser-Busch InBev has pulled the plug on its Bud Light ads featuring comedians Amy Schumer and Seth Rogen.
“According to Adweek, the beer giant pulled the ads ‘a little earlier than expected’ after its beer sales declined in the third quarter.
“One of the advertisements dubbed ‘Equal Pay’ received a lot of negative attention online. In the video, the comedians denounced the gender wage gap by saying Bud Light “costs the same, whether you’re a dude or a lady.” Comments on the video have since been disabled on YouTube.
Read the whole thing here.
Posted by Charlotte Allen