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Gillette’s gone because truth wins in the end

12 August 2019

7:27 AM

12 August 2019

7:27 AM

Gillette CEO Gary Coombe tried to keep a straight face last week when saying that backlash to their “toxic masculinity” ad was “a price worth paying”. He added, “I don’t enjoy that some people were offended by the film and upset at the brand as a consequence.”

Take the time to read those words again; they may be as close as we get to an apology.

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