The advertising watchdog in the UK is investigating after receiving complaints that an adidas poster poked fun at the case of the convicted terrorist Richard Reid. The complaints said the ad depicting a naked athlete wearing nothing but running shoes was inappropriate in the current international climate and should be taken down. (read more to really see poster)
The adidas poster features British Olympic sprinter Dwain Chambers wearing just the trainers with a long, lit fuse sticking out of the heel.
The campaign promoting Adidas's new a3 Twin Strike trainer has been on billboards across the UK since the 19th of march and has received four complaints - three of them complaining that this ad "could encourage people to copy the shoe bomber".
The fourth objector was concerned about the nudity.
Read more at The Guardian Media who unfortunatly don't have the saucy image. ;-)
what do ya'll think about this ad? Sexy buns.