Burger King advertisement edited to remove mimicking ‘marijuana bong’ use after complaints


Burger King has edited a television advertisement after complaints it mimicked using a bong and glorified drug use. Two complaints were made to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) about the burger giant’s advertisement, which featured a man with his back to the camera “while making a slurping sound” while the group of people he’s with eat sundaes and pies. The advert’s voiceover said “temperatures are high, so cool off with Burger King’s summer treats”.

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