See the 'offensive' Kendall Jenner Pepsi ad that has been pulled

Publish Date
Thursday, 6 April 2017, 10:14AM

Kendall Jenner has been forced to hide her face when she landed in Paris yesterday due to the controversy surrounding the latest ad campaign she stars in, reports theĀ Dailymail.

Jenner, who starred in an advertisement for the soda giant that was blasted as 'tone deaf'.

Jenner has claimed she had no involvement in the creative process behind the commercial, according to TMZ.

Her airport appearance came shortly after Pepsi said it was canning the commercial in a statement released on Wednesday.

'Pepsi was trying to project a global a message of unity, peace and understanding,' the statement read.

'Clearly, we missed the mark, and we apologize.

'We did not intend to make light of any serious issue. We are pulling the content and halting any further rollout.

'We also apologize for putting Kendall Jenner in this position.'

Martin Luther King's daughter mocked the advertisement.

The statement was released shortly after Bernice King - the daughter of MLK - mocked it on social media.

The two-and-a-half-minute commercial features Kendall stepping out of a crowd of multi racial protesters to end a stand-off with police officer by handing him a can of Pepsi.

Pepsi previously defended the commercial in a statement, saying it was: 'a global ad that reflects people from different walks of life coming together in a spirit of harmony, and we think that's an important message to convey.'

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