Bil Browning

Danish unwed mother tourism ad FAIL

Filed By Bil Browning | September 16, 2009 1:00 PM | comments

Filed in: Politics, The Movement
Tags: Denmark, feminism, unwed mother ad

WTF? Who signed off on this Danish advertising gimmick of an actress posing as an unwed mother looking for the foreigner who fathered her child?

The Danish tourism agency called the faked video, "a nice and sweet story about a grown-up woman who lives in a free society and accepts the consequences of her actions." Sociologist Karen Sjoerup said the ad sends the message, "You can lure fast, blonde Danish women home without a condom." The ad has since been pulled but has now gone viral.

What do you think? Offensive or empowering?

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Seriously, I have a strange urge to visit Copenhagen. Carlsberg, anyone?

I thought tourist went to Denmark for the pot?