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2. Pepsi and Kendall Jenner campaign trivialize Black Lives Matter

Kendall Jenner is handing a police man a Pepsi.

Kendall Jenner made a lot of people mad. | Pepsi

Good luck finding the Kendall Jenner Pepsi ad anywhere on the internet. If you can locate it, let us know! When the ad hit screens, it shook up a lot of people. Depicting the privileged, white supermodel as the center point for what appeared to be a Black Lives Matter-esque protest didn’t sit well with many people. The problem? Many found the ad trivialized the movement. After all, Kendall happily offered a Pepsi to a cop.

Pepsi attempted to stand by the ad, but finally pulled it, accepting the fact that the ad campaign fell flat on its face. Jenner was convinced her career was over. It’s doubtful that is the case, but she will certainly think a little more thoroughly before agreeing to politically-charged ad campaigns.

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