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Kia Ad Sparks Pedophile Accusations
Fox Nation ^ | June 24, 2011 | N/A

Posted on 06/25/2011 10:17:54 PM PDT by TheDingoAteMyBaby

A new Kia ad is raising eyebrows-with some even saying that it promotes pedophilia.

The ad, which promotes a dual-zone climate control feature in one of Kia's cars, took home the Silver Press Lion at the prestigious Cannes Lion Awards. But it is controversial, to say the least.

The ad features a teacher lusting after his elementary school-aged student. On one side of the page, she appears as a young girl. On the other side, though, she becomes a scantily clad, buxom teen, seemingly as a product of the teacher's imagination.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: advertisement; kia; pedophilia; sex
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1 posted on 06/25/2011 10:18:02 PM PDT by TheDingoAteMyBaby
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To: TheDingoAteMyBaby

Here is the ad:

http://nation.foxnews.com/sites/nation.foxnews.com/files/imagecache/dv1/636_062411_fx_KIA.jpg


2 posted on 06/25/2011 10:19:09 PM PDT by TheDingoAteMyBaby
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To: TheDingoAteMyBaby

I will have to with hold judgement without photographic evidence.


3 posted on 06/25/2011 10:20:23 PM PDT by Patrick1 ("The problem with Internet quotations is that many are not genuine." - Abraham Lincoln)
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To: TheDingoAteMyBaby

Lets make Pedophilia mainstream. Still think they won’t try??


4 posted on 06/25/2011 10:22:35 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Happiness)
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To: Patrick1

click the link


5 posted on 06/25/2011 10:24:12 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Happiness)
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To: TheDingoAteMyBaby

creepy


6 posted on 06/25/2011 10:29:37 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open ( <o> ---)
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To: TheDingoAteMyBaby

I once took a class at University on screen writing. There were three things that the instructor stressed made scripts, either for TV, advertising, or movies, grab a person’s attention: sexual situations, tension/violence, or humor.

The next time you watch a commercial or movie remember those three. It explains a lot about what is going on today in visual media.


7 posted on 06/25/2011 10:31:34 PM PDT by SatinDoll (NO FOREIGN NATIONALS AS OUR PRESIDENT!)
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To: SatinDoll

The MSM/elite is pushing sex & children. It’s as obvious as pie.


8 posted on 06/25/2011 10:33:17 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Happiness)
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To: GeronL

I’ve read some comments, even on FR, that come dangerously close.


9 posted on 06/25/2011 10:33:28 PM PDT by TheDingoAteMyBaby
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To: TheDingoAteMyBaby

I don’t get how those two pictures are a KIA ad.


10 posted on 06/25/2011 10:34:22 PM PDT by Semper911 (When you want to rob Peter to pay Paul, you'll always have the support of Paul.)
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To: TheDingoAteMyBaby

Kia is now owned by Hyundai, who had a really controversial Hyundai ad around the time of the Super Bowl, if memory serves me. Unfortunately i cant remember exactly what the problem was with that one. Im sure someone here will remind me. Anyway, it seems they need to find another ad agency if they want to keep on the American consumer’s favorable side.


11 posted on 06/25/2011 10:36:59 PM PDT by Afterguard
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To: TheDingoAteMyBaby

Sodom and Gomorrah.


12 posted on 06/25/2011 10:38:35 PM PDT by kingpins10
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To: GeronL

I didn’t say it is acceptable. I said it is what they do to attract viewer’s attention.

It certainly got your attention, didn’t it?

A master at this was Alfred Hitchcock. If you’ve seen some of his movies you’ll recognize what I’m talking about. He knew the right touch. Today’s scriptwriters are morons with no sense of propriety.

I’m not being coy here, rather explaining what we see around us on a daily basis.

I no longer go to see movies, and do not have a television. The advertisements in magazines are every bit as bad as what we find in todays movies and television.

As to whether it is the MSM/elites pushing sex — well, I can understand why you would see it that way. Frankly, I just think they’re morons, eternally unable to create acceptable, creative, and successful media enjoyable by the majority of our population. Basically, they have no respect for other people or their sensibilities.


13 posted on 06/25/2011 10:44:05 PM PDT by SatinDoll (NO FOREIGN NATIONALS AS OUR PRESIDENT!)
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To: TheDingoAteMyBaby

It’s over the line IMHO. But it should serve as a tool to tell young men not to go into teaching.


14 posted on 06/25/2011 10:47:40 PM PDT by buccaneer81 (ECOMCON)
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To: SatinDoll

“Basically, they have no respect for other people or their sensibilities.”

Almost always true.

Have you seen Geico’s recent commercials, such as “Is the pen mightier than the sword?”


15 posted on 06/25/2011 10:56:30 PM PDT by dsc (Any attempt to move a government to the left is a crime against humanity.)
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To: buccaneer81

That’s an equally dangerous message, IMO. Young men teachers are often the only positive male role models in the lives of fatherless boys. It does no good to scare good men away from the teaching profession because of fears of pedophilia accusations.


16 posted on 06/25/2011 10:57:24 PM PDT by TheDingoAteMyBaby
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To: TheDingoAteMyBaby

Well, if that ain’t distasteful.


17 posted on 06/25/2011 10:58:09 PM PDT by Vendome ("Don't take life so seriously... You'll never live through it anyway")
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To: dsc

No, sorry, I canceled the cable contract two months ago. Thought I would have a lot more time available to get things done. Instead I spend all my available free time here!


18 posted on 06/25/2011 11:04:03 PM PDT by SatinDoll (NO FOREIGN NATIONALS AS OUR PRESIDENT!)
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To: TheDingoAteMyBaby

http://www.bnet.com/blog/advertising-business/kia-denies-knowledge-of-pedophile-ads-that-won-cannes-prize/9171

“Kia Motors America (KMA) has become aware of an offensive piece of advertising material that was created by an ad agency in Brazil that KMA has no business relationship with and has never worked with. This ad was not created in the U.S. by Kia Motors America or any of its marketing partners and does not reflect the opinions or values of KMA or Kia Motors Corporation. The ad is undoubtedly inappropriate, and on behalf of Kia Motors we apologize to those who have been offended by it. We can guarantee this advertisement has never and will never be used in any form in the United States, and our global headquarters in Seoul, South Korea is addressing the issue with the independent Brazilian distributor.”


19 posted on 06/25/2011 11:16:32 PM PDT by LibFreeOrDie (Obama promised a gold mine, but will give us the shaft.)
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To: GeronL
Today it's New York, but tomorrow the whole country could be...San Francisco!


20 posted on 06/25/2011 11:20:58 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: TheDingoAteMyBaby
Young men teachers are often the only positive male role models in the lives of fatherless boys.

My son is a high school freshman (well sophomore in two months.} He says he has seen the short skirt flashing girls since grade 7.

No way as a male I would go into that mess.

21 posted on 06/25/2011 11:25:42 PM PDT by buccaneer81 (ECOMCON)
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To: TheDingoAteMyBaby

This criticism is more over-the-top than the ads themselves.


22 posted on 06/25/2011 11:28:48 PM PDT by Mariner (War Criminal #18)
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To: GeronL

They have been trying for thousands of years, and succeeded in many periods throughout history.

We need more millstones.


23 posted on 06/25/2011 11:28:59 PM PDT by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: TheDingoAteMyBaby

That is strange to say the least. As though it’s ok if it’s animation


24 posted on 06/25/2011 11:30:35 PM PDT by Figment ("A communist is someone who reads Marx.An anti-communist is someone who understands Marx" R Reagan)
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To: TheDingoAteMyBaby

That makes my skin crawl....


25 posted on 06/25/2011 11:34:47 PM PDT by Allegra (Hey! Stop looking at my tagline like that.)
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To: TheDingoAteMyBaby
Well, here's the whole thing. Context doesn't help it.


26 posted on 06/25/2011 11:42:12 PM PDT by Rastus
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To: TheDingoAteMyBaby

This ad appears targeted toward the Hot-For-Teacher FReepers on the guilty/not guilty threads.


27 posted on 06/25/2011 11:47:21 PM PDT by Psycho_Bunny (Public employee unions are the barbarian hordes of our time.)
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To: dsc

The DQ commercial with the Rock and Roll Falcon .. Is the Best! LOL


28 posted on 06/25/2011 11:47:21 PM PDT by freejohn ("Never argue with a fool; onlookers may not be able to tell the difference." --- Mark Twain)
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To: Rastus

This is just plain weird.

“A different temperature for each side.” Like that’s a new thing in automobiles? (Though it might be in a budget line like Kia.)

Even the “teen kid” half by itself would, if real, be unethical conduct on the part of the schoolteacher.


29 posted on 06/25/2011 11:52:47 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Hawk)
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To: TheDingoAteMyBaby
"his negligence leads to paper being sent out with an obscene watermark. Every week he is supposed to do a fourhour quality spot check at the paper mill, and he is indignant that the watermark problem happened during the one year that he skipped out on those duties" ~Wikipedia

30 posted on 06/25/2011 11:53:12 PM PDT by I see my hands (Embrace misanthropy)
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To: TheDingoAteMyBaby

That’s an equally dangerous message, IMO. Young men teachers are often the only positive male role models in the lives of fatherless boys. It does no good to scare good men away from the teaching profession because of fears of pedophilia accusations.<<

Charly Sheen in 2 1/2 Men had a scene at his favorite watering hole, and he was trying to pick up a pretty, young woman, and she did not even think twice about her reply...”Sorry, I don’t have daddy issues.” and she walked away.

There were no role models in that show. But it was funny.

DK


31 posted on 06/26/2011 12:13:49 AM PDT by Dark Knight
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To: Afterguard
Kia is now owned by Hyundai, who had a really controversial Hyundai ad around the time of the Super Bowl, if memory serves me.

You mean this one? I can see where a typical Mooselimb male would find it suggestive.

Anyway, it seems they need to find another ad agency if they want to keep on the American consumer’s favorable side.

Hey, all they did was call the US car consumers sheep. Perhaps they jumped to a conclusion after observing the behavior of said consumers in the voting booth in 2008.

32 posted on 06/26/2011 12:18:29 AM PDT by cynwoody
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To: Psycho_Bunny
This ad appears targeted toward the Hot-For-Teacher FReepers on the guilty/not guilty threads.

Ouch! That's gonna leave a mark.

33 posted on 06/26/2011 12:22:04 AM PDT by Valpal1 ("No clever arrangement of bad eggs ever made a good omelet." ~ C.S. Lewis)
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To: Psycho_Bunny

No, no. They’re outraged when it’s an adult male/underage female.


34 posted on 06/26/2011 12:28:04 AM PDT by Rastus
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To: TheDingoAteMyBaby

The full add is a series of about 6 to 8 cells (3 or 4 pairs)- not just 2.
The student gives the teacher an apple on the left - the instructor bites into the apple in the cartoon on the right, talking about how juicy it is while the girl is drawn as a sexy woman. The lower left - the teacher says ‘let’s get started’ and the ‘adult version’ on the right has the sex-kitten version of the student asking the prof if he had any ideas etc. Saw it over at Ace of Spades but sometimes links to that site get pulled.


35 posted on 06/26/2011 12:35:41 AM PDT by ransomnote
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To: Rastus; Psycho_Bunny

I think the teenage player in the ad is the current Dr Who female assistant.

>>> This ad appears targeted toward the Hot-For-Teacher FReepers on the guilty/not guilty threads.

Bullseye.


36 posted on 06/26/2011 12:53:40 AM PDT by tlb
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To: Lancey Howard
I'm sad to say, I agree with you.
37 posted on 06/26/2011 1:13:59 AM PDT by pyx (Rule#1.The LEFT lies.Rule#2.See Rule#1. IF THE LEFT CONTROLS THE LANGUAGE, IT CONTROLS THE ARGUMENT.)
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To: TheDingoAteMyBaby

Geez Louise!

1. How the hell does this prompt anyone to buy a vehicle?

2.Which idiot ad firm created this worthless pos?

3. Who at Kia approved it?

#2 & #3 should be fired immediately.

No wonder I only watch commercial free TV.


38 posted on 06/26/2011 1:19:11 AM PDT by RacerX1128
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To: TheDingoAteMyBaby
Anybody that would buy a vehicle with the letters KIA won't be swayed by some cartoon ad.
KIA=KILLED IN ACTION.
39 posted on 06/26/2011 1:33:45 AM PDT by DeaconRed (Wounded Warrior Project. Support our Wounded Warriors. They gave a lot for US.)
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To: Voter#537

Seriously! Who would drive a KIA by KMA? Worst vehicle and company initials ever! Might as well be DOA by GTH or something! Yuck!


41 posted on 06/26/2011 3:54:07 AM PDT by Casie
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To: Rastus

Jimminy christmas! Arrest everyone involved and give them a good whipping with a cane to teach them a lesson.


42 posted on 06/26/2011 4:37:29 AM PDT by Scotsman will be Free (11C - Indirect fire, infantry - High angle hell - We will bring you, FIRE)
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To: RacerX1128

4. How crazy are the people who gave it an award at Cannes?? THIS passes for creativity? No one who looks at it is going to read that it’s a CAR ad. Insane.


43 posted on 06/26/2011 5:47:43 AM PDT by GnuHere
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To: TheDingoAteMyBaby

I agree that it was a bad idea to create an ad that juxtaposes these kinds of images. If they are given the pedophilic interpretation that many are giving them, though, the whole point of the commercial is lost.

The point, it seems to me, is that the car can have two temperature zones: one not hot (the innocent one showing the preteen student) and one hot (the one showing the student who has assumed more womanly proportions). Note that the lustful part shows the more womanly form. That’s the opposite of pedophilia. A pedophilic fantasy would depict older students as being younger.


44 posted on 06/26/2011 6:01:26 AM PDT by GJones2 (Kia ad interpretation)
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To: TheDingoAteMyBaby

I see at least two things wrong with the ad, though. The innocent, non-hot images on the left seem to be directly — as if causally — connected with the hot ones on the right (though that’s not in keeping with the point of the ad). So the sequence of images does lend itself to the interpretation that the teacher is having lustful thoughts about the young student.

Also, as has been pointed out, the images on the right are themselves objectionable because teachers shouldn’t be having lustful thoughts about students, even those who have the physical appearance of mature women. (If the thoughts arise, at least they shouldn’t be acting upon them. Starting with “anatomy” implies that this might be about to happen).


45 posted on 06/26/2011 6:08:21 AM PDT by GJones2 (Kia ad interpretation)
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To: TheDingoAteMyBaby

The new world order approves of pedos. It may very well be a prerequsite to having a seat at the table with Obummer and Hellary.


46 posted on 06/26/2011 6:14:53 AM PDT by winodog
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To: Rastus

Only sick, perverted minds would come up with that to advertise some “dual-zone” climate control system for cars. No other interpretation but that the teacher is imagining the young female student as a hot babe when older, and wishing she were older, and the student is having similar thoughts, or the teacher is hoping she’d have similar thoughts.

The sorts of thoughts people might have, but should never express.


47 posted on 06/26/2011 6:28:41 AM PDT by Will88
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To: buccaneer81

I know what you mean. This is why schools should have uniforms or dress codes.


48 posted on 06/26/2011 8:02:35 AM PDT by TheDingoAteMyBaby
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To: FrPR

here’s the answer.... I think.

http://www.abovetopsecret.com/forum/thread720871/pg1


49 posted on 06/26/2011 2:50:31 PM PDT by RacerX1128
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To: TheDingoAteMyBaby

The problem is that the female uniforms have now been sexualized, such as in this ad. The “hot Catholic schoolgirl.” I guess it works the other way, with Elton John having (adult) male dancers dressed up in Boy Scout uniforms for one tour. I could ignore his lifestyle and enjoy the music, but not when he’s fantasizing about underaged boys.


50 posted on 06/26/2011 6:49:12 PM PDT by Rastus
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