It’s fine for ABC and Fox to air Victoria Secret commercials on an endless revolving basis, but apparently if you run a plus-sized clothing business like Lane Bryant and you want to show off your plus-sized lingerie you’re out of luck.
ABC was suppose to air the Lane Bryant ad spot during Dancing With The Stars then decided to pull the ad according to AdWeek.
Fox also decided that the commercial would require “significant edits” before they would air the commercial on their network. Funny enough they have no problem airing Victoria Secret’s “The Nakeds” commercials in droves.
In a blog post on their website Lane Bryant released the following statement:
“While it’s no secret that Victoria’s Secret ‘The Nakeds’ ads are prancing around on major networks leaving little to the imagination, steaming up TV screens and baring nearly everything but their souls, our sultry siren who shows sophisticated sass is somehow deemed inappropriate … Does this smack of a double standard? Yep. It does to us, too.”
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