John Weekes

John Weekes is an NZME. News Service reporter based in Wellington.

Sea rescue commercial pulled

A still from the ad.
A still from the ad.

An ad showing a shark circling a bikini-clad woman was pulled from screens this week. In the commercial for Lynx deodorants, a male lifeguard rescues the woman.

Spark PR's Luci Marshall said: "It's been pulled from TV, digital and cinema because it would be in terrible taste for it to run after such a terrible experience."

The video was still on YouTube yesterday, where it was first posted on February 3.

- Herald on Sunday

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