• Tag: outcry
    Grazia SA magazine’s question to readers about ‘what makes a girl a slut?’ is not going so well [pic]
    Posted by on Jul 17th, 2014

    Someone at Grazia SA has some splainin to do this morning after a Tweet and Facebook post yesterday is getting slammed as offensive, insensitive, shameful and a whole bunch of other things no publication ever… Read More »

    Cape Town designer claims Woolworths stole her hummingbird design idea [comparison pics]
    Posted by on Oct 21st, 2013

    SA retail giant, Woolworths, is once again at the recieving end of allegations that it ripped off the idea of a Cape Town designer. Needless to say users of local social media sites lost their… Read More »

    Pistorius trial postponed to August 19…on Reeva Steenkamp’s birthday
    Posted by on Jun 4th, 2013

    So as expected the pre-trial of Oscar Pistorius didn’t last very long this morning and  the murder case was postponed till August 19 later this year. Nothing out of the ordinary with that, oh wait….that… Read More »

    SABC footage of Zuma and the ANC visiting Mandela causes public outrage [video]
    Posted by on Apr 30th, 2013

    Just yesterday i wrote a rare political post directed at the ANC and DA about their childish poster war HERE and my second last line was “Leave Mandela and his legacy out of it and… Read More »

    Instagram can now use your pics in ads without your consent or payment
    Posted by on Dec 18th, 2012

    The new Instagram terms of service has resulted in a massive outcry since it states that the photo application can now use your photo’s in advertisements without the photographers permission and without payment. Hipsters around… Read More »

    Virgin Mobile Xmas ad FAIL slammed by Richard Branson [pic]
    Posted by on Dec 10th, 2012

    Virgin Mobile in the US has removed a Christmas ad after dozens complained that it made a reference to sexual assault. The ad was quickly removed and led to Virgin boss Richard Branson releasing a… Read More »

    SA women outraged after Zuma says ‘Being single is not right’
    Posted by on Aug 23rd, 2012

    It’s been a while since Jacob Zuma ruffled some feathers, but our President has caused mass panty bunching for a television interview where he told  SA women that “being single is not right”. He followed… Read More »

    Adidas abandons new ‘slavery’ sneakers after international outcry [pic]
    Posted by on Jun 19th, 2012

    Adidas are doing some damage control after plans to launch a new sneaker were met with international outrage because they evoked imagery of slavery. The new JS Roundhouse Mid sneakers to be launched in August… Read More »

    Viral photo of Heineken banners at dogfight spark outcry and response from the company [pic]
    Posted by on Apr 17th, 2012

    The photo is a year old, but it went viral recently and since several of you sent it via email today i thought i’d mention that Heineken have had enough complaints to release a statement… Read More »

    Here’s the controversial new Red Bull ad about Jesus that has been taken off air in SA after just one day [video]
    Posted by on Mar 14th, 2012

    Red Bull have removed their new television ad ‘ Jesus Walks On Water’ after it aired in South Africa on Monday night. The ad depicts Jesus walking on water and then saying ‘Jesus’ as he… Read More »