Adolf Hitler is featured in a Turkish shampoo commercial
Anti-Defamation League, Jewish organizations in Turkey slam controversial commercial
A Turkish shampoo ad for men featuring Adolf Hitler has been slammed by Jewish groups, but the agency has not yanked it.
The commercial features black-and-white footage of the Nazi leader delivering a speech with a voiceover that says: "If you don't wear women's clothes then don't use a women's shampoo. Now there's a 100% men's shampoo, Biomen. If you're a man you use Biomen."
Jewish organizations in Turkey and the Anti-Defamation League have asked the agency to pull the 12-second commercial, which has been airing for a week.
The ADL has called on Turkey's government to "make clear the offensive nature of this advertisement."
"The use of images of the violently anti-Semitic dictator who was responsible for the mass murder of 6 million Jews and millions of others in the Holocaust to sell shampoo is a disgusting and deplorable marketing ploy," ADL national director Abraham Foxman said in a statement Friday.