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Razor burn: Gillette ad stirs online uproar

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Im surprised people use Gillette

You’re surprised that people buy and use the best-selling razor? Well, okay, we already know you don’t know much about business, but this is like saying “people but McDonalds??!”.

a male shaving their face is the first step in transsexuality

Just so we’re clear, you think every man who has ever shaved is fixing to change gender?

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So wanting men and young boys to act like responsible adults is a bad thing now?

The only folks online who are upset about this are MGTOW and incel types and let's be honest, they hate women.

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As a man I like this ad. It's important for us to set an example pure and simple in large and small ways. The culture has changed and men can either put their beards in the sand or look up and get with it.

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Get woke and go broke, Gillette. Don’t put feminists in charge of your advertising campaigns.

Remember when Nike rolled out the Kaepernick advert and right wingers were screaming how Nike would go bust? Yeah, unsurprisingly, they were utterly incorrect. They will be with this as well.

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A good ad. Makes you think and that's a good thing.

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I don't see anything wrong with the ad.

They sent the message to all men, if someone felt stereotyped I don't think the problem is the ad.

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Am I supposed to be scarred for life, hurt in my masculinity now ?

Which part ? The one that encourage to man up and stop bullying ?

Or the part that say to not be a creep ?

Oh, it must the part that encourage to raise kids as decent human beings !

Damn you Gillette ! You maniacs ! Our civilization will crumble because of you !

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Good advert, makes me proud to buy Gillette.

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People have way too much time on their hands.

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Bothered.  It's just an advert.  Although the fact that Piers Morgan (Daily Mail UK and UK breakfast TV "host") is against it does incline me to be a slight supporter.

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@Chip Star

Remember when Nike rolled out the Kaepernick advert and right wingers were screaming how Nike would go bust? 

No I don't. I do remember how how fem-libs called it a brilliant move that would boost Nike's finances. Today, Nike stock is down about 10% since the ad came out, representing losses to the company's worth in the billions.

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bass4funkToday 09:13 am JST

Good advert, makes me proud to buy Gillette

Im surprised people use Gillette, Dollar shave club and Harry’s is a lot better and cheaper and less drama.

True Gillette is losing market share, Schick is making a come back, haven't personally used Dollar shave club but its certainly getting popular.

Forbes has written an interesting article on this advert

https://www.forbes.com/sites/charlesrtaylor/2019/01/15/why-gillettes-new-ad-campaign-is-toxic/#3da1a3e05bc9

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Get woke and go broke, Gillette. Don’t put feminists in charge of your advertising campaigns.

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Good advert, makes me proud to buy Gillette

Im surprised people use Gillette, Dollar shave club and Harry’s is a lot better and cheaper and less drama.

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Americans are becoming a generation of weakling George McFly men.

George only became a man once he confronted Biff and learned the power of aggression and assertiveness.

The ad encourages men to be incel wusses, which millennial men basically are.

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This is just crazy!

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The whole issue of 'toxic masculinity' when connected to a shaving products company is ironic given that a male shaving their face is the first step in transsexuality, habitually removing a secondary sexual characteristic to appear more feminine. 'Confused masculinity' seems a more appropriate term. And the rude and aggressive behavior chosen to exemplify such 'toxicity' is just being an arsevoid and there has never been a gender qualification necessary for that!

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