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Reebok Slammed For 'Cheat On Your Girlfriend' Ad

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The sportswear company Reebok advised in a recent ad campaign: Cheat on your girlfriend, not on your workout. The posters were only up in Germany, but the backlash was global, with some even urging a boycott. Reebok has discontinued the ad and apologized, saying the company does not advocate "cheating ... in any way."

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