Chinese company says critics of its laundry detergent ad overreacted

Https%3a%2f%2fblueprint-api-production.s3.amazonaws.com%2fuploads%2fcard%2fimage%2f101033%2f8b0c86ce4d574b22a8251d8441c77f4aThe makers of Chinese laundry detergent Qiaobi have issued a statement of apology after causing an uproar for its recent ad which many saw as blatantly racist.

However, the apology came only after the company, Shanghai Leishang Cosmetics, initially brushed off criticism from foreign media and netizens, labelling them as “sensitive”, reported The BBC.

The ad depicts a Chinese woman doing her laundry and tricking a black mThe woman then adds Qiaobi laundry detergent before starting the wash, and the black man emerges as a young and clean Chinese man.an, who had presumably just finished painting her house, into the washing machine. ….read more

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