Posts tagged New Zealand

Gillette to make new ad in response to bus stop incident

Gillette has vowed to reinforce their campaign against toxic masculinity, following an incident at a bus stop in Auckland. Tae Park was waiting with other passengers when an intoxicated white man approached him and began making threatening and racist remarks. When Park began filming, the man became more enraged and threatened to push him in front of traffic, before knocking a cyclist off his bike. Despite Park’s pleas for help from bystanders, everyone ignored the aggressive white man.   Earlier this year, Gillette released a controversial new video challenging traditional masculine… Read More

Tourists accused of scamming get scammed: “we thought it was legit”

The family of tourists at the centre of a controversial storm this week say that have become victims of an elaborate scam. Soon after speaking with the media, John Johnson, who acted as spokesperson for the group, received an email offering a large sum of money. “It was from the Duke of Westminster, Hugh Grosvenor.” Mr Johnson told The Stuffed Herald. “I thought it was legit and all, because like I said earlier to that other newspaper he’s my grandfather and the tenth richest man in England.” Hugh Grosvenor is 27 years… Read More