Moms Attack Skittles for 'Bestiality' Ad

That walrus is no boyfriend, squawks One Million Moms
By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 5, 2012 12:02 AM CDT

The morality brigade of One Million Moms has its tusks in a twist over a new Skittles ad. Now they're claiming the colorful candy company is promoting ... bestiality, reports Gawker. Maybe that's because a new ad features a young woman apparently kissing a walrus. "What are you doing? It looks like you're making out with my boyfriend," says a roommate who walks in on the "couple" in the ad. But it's "not what it looks like," says the first roomie, who explains that the walrus is like the new Skittles, whose colors don't match the flavors. OK, it's a bit confusing, but bestiality? Probably not.

"We are not sure of Skittles' thought process behind their new ad, but if they are attempting to offend customers, they have succeeded," write the moms on their website. "Skittles' marketing team may have thought this was humorous, but not only is it disgusting, it is taking lightly the act of bestiality." (Read more One Million Moms stories.)

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