Too Tasteless for Prime Time

theguardian.com
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Pretty Woman—Too Pretty, In Fact

Some ads are a little too perfect for some tastes. Jo Swinson, a member of British parliament, led the charge against this July 2011 L'Oréal campaign, which featured the unnaturally airbrushed face of Julia Roberts. After the advertisement was pulled, Swinson claimed victory, telling The Guardian that "Pictures of flawless skin and super-slim bodies are all around, but they don't reflect reality…This ban sends a powerful message to advertisers — let's get back to reality."