Ashton Kutcher Ad Pulled Amid Charges Of Racism

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 48•19 May 7, 2012

An ad for Popchips featuring Ashton Kutcher speaking in a stereotypical Indian accent and wearing brown-face makeup was pulled after a public outcry. What do you think?

  • “I, for one, am glad Popchips decided to go with an American actor instead of outsourcing the job to an actual Indian.”

    Warren Tracy –
    Systems Analyst

  • “None of this would have happened if society had more ardently opposed Ashton Kutcher's career in the first place.”

    Tara Hall –
    Geodesist

  • “Why was it racist? Did they not make him brown enough?”

    Lou Zellner –
    Reject Opener