YouTube drug-taking, sweary rap ad banned in UK
- An advert for a single by rapper Bamby H2O, which featured illegal drug use was “irresponsible” and must not appear again, the Advertising Standards Authority has said.
- The video, posted on YouTube, used expletives “likely to seriously offend” and was “gratuitous and objectified women”, the ASA said.
- According to YouTube, it removed the ad before the ASA ruling.
- Bamby H2O did not respond to the ASA or the BBC.
- In a statement, YouTube told the BBC: “YouTube ads should be safe and relevant, and we have strict policies against inappropriate, adult and dangerous content that we enforce vigorously.”
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