Uber Eats has reportedly been forced to cut a controversial scene from a Super Bowl ad it aired earlier this week after an uproar over the commercial allegedly making fun of people with severe peanut allergies.
The ad, which has a running theme of forgetfulness, included one scene in which an allergic man breaking out in hives glances down at the jar of peanut butter he’s eating and says, “There’s peanuts in peanut butter? Oh, it’s the primary ingredient.”
The scene immediately sparked backlash from those who claimed the company was being insensitive to those with a life-threatening allergy. “Cut the peanut butter allergy joke right now – kids die from this crap,” one user demanded, calling Uber Eats “cruel” for including it in their commercial.
Source: The Daily Beast
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