Greene King pulls ad featuring Ben Stokes after his arrest

Greene King pulls out ad featuring Ben Stokes after his arrest and terminates deal with ECB

Brewery Greene King has decided to stop airing the ad titled 'The Knockabout' featuring England vice-captain Ben Stokes after his arrest following a bar brawl in Bristol as reported by BBC.

However, Greene King IPA remains the official beer of The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB). Another video of Ben Stokes mimicking the 15-year old disabled son of television personality Katie Price has further fueled the controversy.

The year old ad featured regularly during Sky Sports’s coverage of England's One Day International series against West Indies.

A spokesperson for Greene King said: "Given the ongoing police investigation, we have decided to stop broadcasting the IPA cricket advert, which was filmed last year and features a number of England cricket players, including Ben Stokes."

Stoke's other sponsors namely Red Bull and New Balance have not made any comments yet.

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