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Ashton Kutcher's Brownface Ad for PopChips Gets Yanked

PopChips announced that it was yanking an ad that featured Ashton Kutcher dressed up in brownface as a Bollywood star looking for love. Kutcher's portrayal of the character stereotype Raj was criticized by the New York group Das Racist and blogger Anil Dash. [ more › ]
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Is Ashton Kutcher’s New ‘Brown Face’ Popchips Ad Racist?

Entertainment : Speakeasy - WSJ.com (2 years ago)

A snack food advertisement featuring Ashton Kutcher as an Indian man drew criticism across the web Wednesday. In the ad for Popchips that some are calling racist, the "Two and a Half Men" star is seen playing a Bollywood producer na... Read Post

Ashton Kutcher Brownface Ad Yanked

Pop Culture / Celebrity : Gossip from Newser (2 years ago)

A Popchips ad featuring Ashton Kutcher playing an Indian man in brownface has been yanked after complaints of racism, the AP reports. ( Gawker notes that a "composite" version of the ad, which still features clips of the character, ... Read Post

Eleni Gage: Ashton Kutcher's 'Raj' Ad: Where Do We Draw the Line?

Entertainment : Huffington Post: Entertainment Blog (2 years ago)

What part of Ashton Kutcher thought it would be a good idea to put on "brownface" and play a creepy would-be Bollywood producer named Raj, all in the interest of selling PopChips? Read Post


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