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luv
02-16-2012, 09:10 AM
http://www.nydailynews.com/life-style/peta-controversial-tongue-in-cheek-ad-touting-vegan-diet-features-young-woman-appears-abused-article-1.1022655?localLinksEnabled=false

PETA’s 'Boyfriend Went Vegan' ad features young woman who appears to have been abused
Animal rights group insists it's playful, but some viewers disagree

BY RHEANA MURRAY / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS

Tuesday, February 14, 2012, 6:31 PM

A new ad meant to tout the benefits of a vegan diet instead paints a bleak portrait of domestic abuse.

The controversial commercial, from animal rights group PETA, shows a young woman walking home. She's wearing a neck brace, and clutching her jacket as she grimaces in apparent pain.

It's a dismal scene that seems fit for an anti-violence ad.

A narrator explains:

"This is Jessica. She suffers from BWVAKTBOOM, 'Boyfriend Went Vegan and Knocked the Bottom Out of Me,' a painful condition that occurs when boyfriends go vegan and can suddenly bring it like a tantric porn star."

Once Jessica arrives home and chucks a bunch of celery at her boyfriend, it becomes clear that she's roughed up from sex, not abuse.

Her boyfriend's vegan diet has simply set his libido into overdrive, it seems.

According to Linsday Rajt, PETA's associate director of campaigns and outreach, the commercial is "tongue-in-cheek."

“She had vigorous sex, so she looks disheveled. But the bottom line is, she’s coming back from the grocery store with an armful of vegetables because she enjoyed it so much,” Rajt explained to the Daily News. “It’s meant to be humorous.”

“We’re kind of issuing a fun warning to people that if their partner goes vegan, they will have so much stamina that it will knock them over,” she said.

Rajt also says the ad is a great health message for men, pointing out that many men don’t realize that high cholesterol found in animal products can create problems for sexual performance.

Part of the BWVAKTBOOM campaign is a racy website that lists “tips” on silent screaming, Kegel exercises and sex-proofing the bedroom.

The ad can also be viewed on the NSFW website.

Despite PETA's insistence that the campaign is all in good fun, some viewers think the group went too far.

“I think it’s sad that you equate good sex with painful, violent sex, I guess you’re trying to be sarcastic,” wrote James Jewell, in the comments section of the organization's website.

“Cannot find the humor in this at all!” wrote another viewer, Mum LaCroix. “I worked with domestic violence for 4 years . . . this ad is not amusing.”

“PETA . . . stopping abuse of animals ... but promoting it for women.”

According to Michael Learmonth, digital editor at Advertising Age, PETA was going for “shock value” with the ad.

“But I don’t think portraying women as beat up physically is a good idea, even in jest,” he said to Yahoo News.

“These ads aren’t made for TV, so the strategy here is that they will cause controversy, trigger coverage and go viral.”

The ad, which released on Valentine's Day, isn’t the first time the group has used the “sex sells” tactic in a campaign.

PETA’s anti-milk Super Bowl ad showed a group of women stripping their shirts off and revealing not breasts but udders. The ad was banned from airing, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

Last summer, the group announced it was creating a porn website. PETA.xxx has yet to launch, but the organization has said its goal is to have a “pornography site that draws attention to the plight of animals,” according to the Huffington Post.


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Sofa King
02-16-2012, 09:13 AM
PETA consists of the biggest fucking nutjobs they can find.

blaise
02-16-2012, 09:15 AM
Women don't want vegan boyfriends.

Sofa King
02-16-2012, 09:16 AM
Women don't want vegan boyfriends.

Men don't want women who want their men to be vegans.

luv
02-16-2012, 09:17 AM
My questions is who goes to the grocery store to buy celery wearing nothing but a bra, panties, and a coat?

Fish
02-16-2012, 09:18 AM
If someone made a commercial depicting what appeared to be an abused puppy, which turned out to be a sarcastic spoof not based on abuse, how do you think PETA would respond?

Fucking loons...

blaise
02-16-2012, 09:19 AM
This is what they want, you realize that, right? The intent is to be so stupid that people talk about the video.

Sofa King
02-16-2012, 09:20 AM
My questions is who goes to the grocery store to buy celery wearing nothing but a bra, panties, and a coat?

Mr. Plow.

luv
02-16-2012, 09:21 AM
If someone made a commercial depicting what appeared to be an abused puppy, which turned out to be a sarcastic spoof not based on abuse, how do you think PETA would respond?

****ing loons...

Exactly. It's perfectly alright to hurt your own species, but heaven forbid an animal get hurt. I've been hearing on the news about a local legislation making animal rights not equal to human rights. Why on earth should you even need that type of ordinance?

luv
02-16-2012, 09:23 AM
This is what they want, you realize that, right? The intent is to be so stupid that people talk about the video.

I still don't see the idea behind "bad publicity is still publicity." Why would you want people to talk about it, if they're not saying good things?

KILLER_CLOWN
02-16-2012, 09:24 AM
I don't understand all the veggie hate, it's just broccoli dude.

PETA=People Eating Tasty Animals

luv
02-16-2012, 09:25 AM
I love my cat, but if it came down to saving my cat's life or my own, she loses. I can't say that if it came down to saving my life over a friend or family member.

KILLER_CLOWN
02-16-2012, 09:26 AM
I love my cat, but if it came down to saving my cat's life or my own, she loses. I can't say that if it came down to saving my life over a friend or family member.

Human life is worth more than any animal, it's not really that complicated.

KurtCobain
02-16-2012, 09:26 AM
My questions is who goes to the grocery store to buy celery wearing nothing but a bra, panties, and a coat?

Yo.

blaise
02-16-2012, 09:28 AM
I still don't see the idea behind "bad publicity is still publicity." Why would you want people to talk about it, if they're not saying good things?

Because you're a PETA asshole.

Count Alex's Losses
02-16-2012, 09:28 AM
I love my cat, but if it came down to saving my cat's life or my own, she loses.

You'd eat your cat?

luv
02-16-2012, 09:28 AM
Human life is worth more than any animal, it's not really that complicated.

You wouldn't think so, but apparently there are people who believe otherwise.

KurtCobain
02-16-2012, 09:32 AM
You'd eat your cat?

That's a great setup for some stellar lez jokes.

loochy
02-16-2012, 09:33 AM
this ad promotes the beating of idiot peta people

KILLER_CLOWN
02-16-2012, 09:39 AM
You'd eat your cat?

She would eat her cats food, the cat can go chase mice and pound sand.

KILLER_CLOWN
02-16-2012, 09:40 AM
You wouldn't think so, but apparently there are people who believe otherwise.

That being said you could easily pick up dudes walking down the street wearing nothing but a neck brace, coat, bra and panties.

BIG_DADDY
02-16-2012, 09:47 AM
this ad promotes the beating of idiot peta people

Where do I sign up?

Amnorix
02-16-2012, 10:12 AM
This commercial wouldn't be that bad at all if it wasn't for the neck brace, which throws it into the realm of absurdly stupid. With that smirk at the end, it would've worked.

Predarat
02-16-2012, 10:26 AM
Usually vagan chicks are lame, missionary only once a month type chicks anyways.

LiveSteam
02-16-2012, 10:28 AM
Have a Polly waddle doodle da da day PETA

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bevischief
02-16-2012, 10:30 AM
PETA is full of nothing but angry lesbians.

Saulbadguy
02-16-2012, 10:36 AM
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Chiefnj2
02-16-2012, 10:37 AM
All that money to make a dumb commercial when it could have been used to feed/house/neuter stray animals.

talastan
02-16-2012, 11:53 AM
My questions is who goes to the grocery store to buy celery wearing nothing but a bra, panties, and a coat?

She's hoping to hook up with someone who isn't a vegan? :shrug:

Iowanian
02-16-2012, 12:02 PM
I love my cat, but if it came down to saving my cat's life or my own, she loses. I can't say that if it came down to saving my life over a friend or family member.


So what you're saying is that in a predicament, you'd eat your own.....never mind. I'm not going there.

JD10367
02-16-2012, 12:03 PM
Human life is worth more than any animal, it's not really that complicated.

Let's not go overboard. If I had to start listing all the human life not worth the price of the bullet, I'd run out of paper.

JD10367
02-16-2012, 12:07 PM
Usually vagan chicks are lame, missionary only once a month type chicks anyways.

Mistype.

Vegan:

http://cbswysp.files.wordpress.com/2010/04/star-lovin-hippie-chick.jpg?w=600

Vagan:

http://www.geenstijl.nl/archives/images/tweevaginas534.jpg

Rain Man
02-16-2012, 12:15 PM
This commercial wouldn't be that bad at all if it wasn't for the neck brace, which throws it into the realm of absurdly stupid. With that smirk at the end, it would've worked.

Exactly right. A slow walk and limp without the medical stuff would've made it funny.

luv
02-16-2012, 01:47 PM
So what you're saying is that in a predicament, you'd eat your own.....never mind. I'm not going there.

LMAO


I didn't mean eat. I just meant that if I had to choose between my cat living and me living, I'm going to live.

gblowfish
02-16-2012, 01:52 PM
Mistype.

Vegan:

http://cbswysp.files.wordpress.com/2010/04/star-lovin-hippie-chick.jpg?w=600

Vagan:

http://www.geenstijl.nl/archives/images/tweevaginas534.jpg

Now if Hazel Jones got hooked up with that sex puppet guy, she could do some marathon boinking!

FAX
02-16-2012, 04:08 PM
Wow. This thread is confusing as the dickens. Still, I tried to make sense of it all.

And I think that, at this point, the only proper course of action is to kill Ms. luvs cat.

FAX

luv
02-16-2012, 04:11 PM
Wow. This thread is confusing as the dickens. Still, I tried to make sense of it all.

And I think that, at this point, the only proper course of action is to kill Ms. luvs cat.

FAX

And what brought you to that conclusion?

Detoxing
02-16-2012, 04:13 PM
I've only known two vegans in my life. One was a complete butch, lesbo world hating bitch.

The other, while she could stand to do some shaving, was more of the happy, hippy variety who's goal was to be a professional Yoga instructor/Masseuse who would often practice on me.

Ever had an ass massage? Amazing. /no homo.

WhiteWhale
02-16-2012, 04:30 PM
All that money to make a dumb commercial when it could have been used to feed/house/neuter stray animals.

That's okay.

PETA euthanizes most of the animals they 'save' anyway. I think their rate is higher than the humane society....

jspchief
02-16-2012, 06:47 PM
Out of the 2 parties in the story, PETA actually comes out looking like the one that isn't bat-shit crazy.

That has to be a first.

JD10367
02-16-2012, 08:04 PM
Ever had an ass massage? Amazing.

From the outside, or from the inside?

Pioli Zombie
02-16-2012, 08:13 PM
What a fucked up commercial. Im going to go masturbate now to my dvd of auto accidents

WhiteWhale
02-16-2012, 08:37 PM
Ah well.

This just perpetuated the idea that good sex is jackhammering a girl's vagina as hard as you can.

For those of you who think that's right, it's not.

Bowser
02-16-2012, 08:40 PM
So what you're saying is that in a predicament, you'd eat your own.....never mind. I'm not going there.

If she could, she'd have about 54,000 less posts.

LiveSteam
02-16-2012, 08:40 PM
Lil PETA action at Squaw Creek Missouri today

http://sphotos.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash4/s320x320/427608_348257291875302_137018462999187_1149234_1869560566_n.jpg

-King-
02-16-2012, 09:03 PM
That bitch had no ass at all. It probably wasn't that hard to knock her bottom out.