How Coke and Cheerios Made 'Wholesome' the New 'Edgy'
Twenty percent of Americans speak a language other than English at home; 55% of Americans support same-sex marriage and 87% of Americans support interracial marriage.
With those numbers in mind, how does a commercial about an interracial family eating cereal draw more controversy and criticism than Radio Shack's Beats Pill Blurred Lines Ad?
Back in May, Cheerios released the first version of its Super Bowl ad with the young girl talking about heart health with her white mother and then giving heart healthy cheerios to her black father. With almost 5 million YouTube views, this was the most watched cereal ad in history, and it turned out to be the most controversial.
Topic: Super Bowl 2014