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Ashton Kutcher dating video for PopChips pulled over allegations of racism

An advert for Pop Chips, featuring Ashton Kutcher has been pulled by the company after accusations of racism.

The campaign, which saw Kutcher play a number of characters, including a Bollywood producer called Raj, making a dating video has been pulled with the founder of Popchips apologising online for any offence caused.

Keith Belling, founder and CEO of Popchips, said; “We received a lot feedback about the dating campaign parody we launched today and appreciate everyone who took the time to share their point of view.

“Our team worked hard to create a light-hearted parody featuring a variety of characters that was meant to provide a few laughs. We did not intend to offend anyone. i take full responsibility and apologize to anyone we offended," he added.