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Stellar corpses risen from the tomb to advertise pizza

November 3 2008
10:45

New Zealand's famous chain of pizzerias Hell Pizza scandalize. Only public pressure its leadership was forced to abandon an animated advertising risen from the tomb actor Heath Ledger, the conqueror of Mount Everest by Sir Edmund Hillary, and even the British queen mother - now deceased celebrities.

Advertising has been placed on the website network of pizzerias bearing the name of Hell Pizza, on the eve of Halloween. Famous dead rose from the grave and danced on the graves under the "Thriller" Michael Jackson. Provocative advertising campaign displeased New Zealanders and a protest from the Hillary family.

Son of the first conqueror of Everest - Peter Hillary - called Hell Pizza advertisement sample "extremely bad taste," adding that he did not think such a ridiculous way to use his late father. Hell Pizza representatives said they were not going to insult the family of Hillary, but decided to withdraw advertising.

Using images of Ledger's and Hillary, who died in 2008, and the Queen Mother, who died in 2002, is not the first example of a provocative advertising policy network Hell Pizza. In 2007, Hell Pizza has placed posters on the streets, where Adolph Hitler gave the Nazi salute with a piece of pizza. Advertising posters with Hitler network of pizzerias also had to remove after numerous protests from local residents. Earlier the same year the network has organized a mailing list of condoms, which were supposed to advertise their pizza, "Lust." Advertising campaign drew protests from New Zealand Catholics, reports AFP.

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