Nigerian Bleach Print Ads Feature Arab Obama,Bride Ellen DeGenerous & KKK Desmond Tutu “Damn Good Whites”

December 4, 2013 at 8:00 am

The oh so politically incorrect…international controversy of the day.

The diverse cast of characters in their respective ads:

arab obama nigerian hypo bleach print ad

bride  Ellen DeGenerous nigerian hypo bleach print ad

kkk Desmond Tutu nigerian hypo bleach print ad

What is the message behind the ads? One theory is “perhaps the message is that no matter how dirty someone might think something is, this detergent will make it clean.”

The creative crew behind the ads:

Advertising Agency: Noah’s Ark, Lagos, Nigeria
Creative Director: Abolaji Alausa
Art Director: Tolulope Bamgbose
Copywriter: Tobi Williams
Illustrator: Tolulope Bamgbose
Executive Creative Director: Lanre Adisa
Associate Creative Director: Yemi Arawore
Head of Design: Ariyo Bamidele

H/T The Western Center For Journalism