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One Million Moms Hates Manscapers, Attacks Philips Norelco For Enabling Them

Screen shot 2013-05-03 at 2.27.05 PMIt’s official. There’s only one thing the ladies of One Million Moms love more than attacking Ellen Degeneres and JC Penny: a giant, unkempt bush that hasn’t ever been trimmed.

Why? Because manscaping is downright offensive, and according to a press release issued by One Million Moms, Philips Norelco has gone “WAY TOO FAR” by featuring “a man trimming hair in different areas of his body” in their most recent ad campaign targeted for men that prefer to manscape.

This press release, obviously written by a three-year-old, describes the man’s horribly offensive “boxer shorts” and “hair falling to the floor” as if they were guns, knives, and dying infants:

“The new Norelco commercial goes beyond a close facial shave to body grooming well below the chest and back. This commercial went WAY TOO FAR! During the commercial, it shows a man trimming hair in different areas of his body. Toward the end, it shows him standing with his boxer shorts down with hair falling to the floor as he uses the hair trimmer. It is implied that he is shaving in his private area. The dialogue in the ad is equally offensive. “I’d wink at me; I’d hug me,” he says. Then he looks in the mirror, admires himself, and says, “I’d F*** me.” The F-word is bleeped out. But then they display their website, www.IdFAQme.com. This is clearly a play on the F-word.”

Philips Norelco replied to the outrage by posting a message on their Facebook page, basically telling everyone to buzz off:

“To our fans: The goal of our community is to talk about guys’ shaving and grooming needs. Lately we’ve received some comments that our new TV ad doesn’t resonate with everybody. We wanted to take a moment to let you know that we’ve heard the feedback. In response we’re going to run the TV ads later in the evening beginning this weekend. In the meantime, we look forward to getting back to what we do best, talking about men’s shaving and grooming!”

After receiving an “equally dismissive” statement from a Philips Norelco representative over the phone, One Million Moms is calling for an immediate recall of the ad. “They are basically saying that they don’t care, and they are going to run the commercial anyway,” the release states.

Hey, One Million Moms. Remember what happened when you did this to JC Penny? Don’t you have kids to pick up from soccer practice or something?

By:           Matthew Tharrett
On:           May 3, 2013
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  • 12 Comments
    • Homophile
      Homophile

      For FAQ sakes, they moved the ads to later on in the evening as good faith effort to address your concerns of “WHO WILL THINK OF THE CHILDREN?”.

      Imagine if they poured that much energy into causes that actually matter.

      May 3, 2013 at 3:18 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Truth Addict
      Truth Addict

      I must really be a sick FAQ. I thought the “I’d FAQ me” reference was an homage to Buffalo Bill in Silence of the Lambs.

      May 3, 2013 at 3:41 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • hooliganb
      hooliganb

      A completely reasonable reaction… since this isn’t a product targeting children. Unless there’s a large demographic of particularly hirsute kids I’m unaware of, OMM needs to chill out.

      May 3, 2013 at 3:43 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • dvlaries
      dvlaries

      Thank you One Million Moms. If it weren’t for you latest bleating and queerty being on the job, I’d likely never have seen this sweet hunk.
      *
      And I sure would – with or without the hair.

      May 3, 2013 at 3:44 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Stacy
      Stacy

      You know, I saw this ad for the first time over the weekend being aired on a Saturday morning around 10-11 a.m. and frankly was a little stunned at the time it was being shown. I also thought the ad was a little tacky. However, now that One-Million Madcows has gotten their udders all clogged up over it, I like it more and more.

      May 3, 2013 at 4:14 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • viveutvivas
      viveutvivas

      It’s always the freakin’ cows who cry rape. As if.

      May 3, 2013 at 5:19 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Harley
      Harley

      When are we going to stop calling these hags “ONE MILLION MOMS” for christ’s sake. They only have 1200 twitter followers. Nobody cares what they think. They need to get a life and get over themselves.

      May 3, 2013 at 5:50 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • frenchjr25
      frenchjr25

      At some point a company or news maker is going to have to stand up and tell these people to shut the hell up (using stronger language then this). The only way to give the enough rope so they can hang themselves is to really piss them off. Their response will be so repulsive they will lose their supporters.

      May 3, 2013 at 6:21 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Charles175
      Charles175

      @frenchjr25: Your correct. As far as the ad itself, I might be turned off real quick by a guy that shaves like this (I’m not into men that try to look butterball boyish) but this gives me no reason to protest it. As the saying goes, to each his own. In this OMM needs to get a life.

      May 4, 2013 at 3:12 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Cam
      Cam

      One Million Moms? Oh you mean that group that at it’s peak had about thirty thousand members and now is around twelve thousand?

      May 4, 2013 at 9:15 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Kieran
      Kieran

      They should change the name to ‘One Million Prudes’. You’d think they’d have more important things to do, like driving one of their brats to lacrosse practice.

      May 4, 2013 at 10:50 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Warren
      Warren

      I hate manscaping too and it makes me sad I actually agree with them on this but I’d FAQ Sasquatch given the chance

      May 5, 2013 at 2:44 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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