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McDonalds Gay Ad: Come as you are, say restaurant

We have an interesting video for you to watch now, one which is sure to catch your attention. For no apparent reason, McDonalds has released a new TV commercial in France, in which they deliver the message that gay people are welcome in their restaurant.

As reported from Post Chronicle, it is unclear whether an issue with gay people and McDonalds occured prior to the ad being released, or whether McDonalds just felt like reaching out to gay people in the country.

The video shows a young man staring at a class photo, speaking with his boyfriend on the phone, while his dad orders food at the counter. The dad points out that his son looks just like him in the photo and adds that he could get all the ladies if he wanted. The young boy smiles back and at the end of the ad, we see the following message: ”Come as you are”.

What are your thoughts on this? Do you think this is a good move by McDonalds or not? This could see the start of other big companies following suit with pro-gay campaigns of their own.

We wonder what reaction this ad would get in the U.S if it was released over there.

Written by Alan Ng

Alan has been working for Product-Reviews since 2009 and became the Editor-in-chief in 2014. He has a passion for technology, the latest mobile phones and gadgets, and the gaming industry. Alan is a graduate of Canterbury Christ Church University and completed a B.A in Commercial Music in 2008. While expressing a keen interest in all areas that PR cover, you'll usually find Alan in the gaming section, where he'll be keeping enthusiasts up to date on all the latest news and reviews for consoles and PC.

Contact Alan Ng: alan@product-reviews.net

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