Ads Pulled Over Diana's Death

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The death of Diana, Princess of Wales, has had a ripple effect on the ad world-at least four advertisers have yanked ads with unfortunate references to the Royal Family.
Pepsi-Cola Co. said Thursday that it would stop airing a spot by BBDO New York for Mug Root Beer which shows the Queen stage-diving from a balcony on Buckingham Palace.
On Wednesday, Harrison Creative Directions in Dallas said it would pull a TV spot (shown here) for Colortyme, a rent-to-own store chain, due to a segment in which a snooty butler announces “Lady Di” from a list of famous names.
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