Storm Over The Latest Underground Ad Accused of Sexism
15 March 2017, 07:02
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Tfl and City Hall are to investigate whether an ad adovcating that men keep their partners "sweet" with manicures is sexist.
Just weeks after a row about a Kardashian in a revealing outfit, London-based beauty app USPAAH - which offers mobile spa treatments - sparked more outrage on social media.
It features a man’s mock sad facial expression beside the text: "Out with the guys ‘til 4am again…? Keep her sweet with a spa mani/pedi at home."
Some are saying it suggests women can be bought off by gifts and accused the advertisers of peddling "1950s attitudes" to women. Others disagree:
The company is not just defending the ad, it's responding on Twitter to the criticism: