25 Sep '11, 2am

Weight management ad angers netizens

Weight management ad angers netizens

FURIOUS netizens have been slamming local slimming company London Weight Management for its insensitivity depicting women and suicide. At scrutiny is the company’s latest television ad – which begins with what appears to be a woman crying atop a building with her baby in a pram next to her. With the murder-suicide of Madam Tan Sze Sze and her 3-year-old son in Bedok Reservoir fresh in the minds of people here, anger erupted with many calling for the banning of the ad. Read the full report in The New Paper on Sunday (Sept 25). The advertisement that has drawn the ire of netizens:

Full article: http://www.tnp.sg/content/weight-management-ad-draws-ire

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