We Didn’t Intend To Whitewash Tennis Star Naomi Osaka, Says Nissin

Last year, US Open champ Naomi Osaka signed a deal to appear in Nissin Cup Noodle commercials. The latest one, an anime version, has been criticized for whitewashing the biracial tennis star.

Prince of Tennis manga artist Takeshi Konomi drew the ad, which also features fellow Japanese tennis player Kei Nishikori.

Gillette faces backlash and boycott over ‘#MeToo advert’

The razor company’s short film, called Believe, plays on their famous slogan “The best a man can get”, replacing it with “The best men can be”.

The company says it wants men to hold each other “accountable”. 

Some have praised the message of the advert, which aims to update the company’s 30-year-old tagline, but others say Gillette is “dead” to them.