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Veggie Love: PETA’s Banned Super Bowl Ad

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, I bring you the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)’s infamous and ill-fated Veggie Love spot, intended to run during Super Bowl XLV (2011) on NBC.

Looks like the same one they tried to run a couple years ago, and again the network banned it, reasoning the advertisement “depicts a level of sexuality exceeding our standards.” I don’t know, doesn’t seem any worse than the bikini beer ads.


“Veggie Love”: PETA’s Banned Super Bowl Ad

At least they saved themselves the gazillion dollars it would have cost to have their 30 televised seconds. And they still got a ton of publicity from the controversy and people sharing it online.

Here’s another banned PETA commercial from Thanksgiving 2009:

What do you think of these attempts? Three cheers or three jeers?

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