Popular pizza chain slammed for allegedly tone-deaf ad

Domino’s Pizza has come under intense fire for a recent advertisement it aired in the U.K. The pizza chain released a 30-second ad on YouTube, featuring three BIPOC women discussing what to eat. When one of them asks for ideas, a second answers with what many members of the Asian community are calling a racist response. “Anything but Chinese,” the woman says, to which the other women agree. In the weeks following the ad’s release, social media users have criticized the ad for being insensitive…. especially during a time when many Chinese businesses across the world are suffering as result of the xenophobia tied to the pandemic