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Benetton Yanks Pope-Imam Kiss Ad

...within an hour of Vatican complaint

(Newser) - Well, so much for that: Just hours after its debut, an ad featuring a PhotoShopped pope kissing a top Egyptian imam was yanked. The controversial ad, part of clothing company Benetton’s latest head-turning campaign , was released yesterday and quickly pounced on by the Vatican. "It shows a serious...

Benetton Ads Have World Leaders Smooching

Photoshopped images have Obama, the pope, Hu Jintao, others kissing

(Newser) - If Benetton hoped its new ad campaign would generate buzz, mission accomplished. The fashion label's "Unhate" campaign features photos of world leaders digitally altered to make it look like they're kissing each other, notes the Wall Street Journal . President Obama, for example, is lip-locked with China's...

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