“Epic Fail” People Are FURIOUS Over Kendall Jenner’s Pepsi Advert Making Light Of Police Brutality

5 April 2017, 11:26 | Updated: 4 December 2017, 11:10

Kendall Jenner Pepsi

The advert shows Kendall ending a stand-off between protesters and police with a can of Pepsi.

Kendall Jenner’s managed to annoy most of the world with her latest project – an advert for Pepsi – after people have accused the ad of making light of the issues with police brutality and racial tensions in the USA.

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People hit back on Twitter after the ad dropped last night, which sees Kendall ending a stand-off between police and protesters in the street by offering one of the officers a can of Pepsi.

Fans on Twitter were quick to spot the comparison between that and the real moment protester Ieshia Evans stood up to a line of armed police during a Black Lives Matter demonstration, which ended with her getting arrested. 

Twitter was awash with people mocking the advert for cashing in on an important movement: 

Following the backlash, Pepsi released a statement to AdWeek, reading, “This is a global ad that reflects people from different walks of life coming together in a spirit of harmony, and we think that's an important message to convey.”

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