The legal battle between Hollywood actor Johnny Deep and Amber Heard has caught media attention worldwide. The ongoing defamation trial has also been trending on social media platforms.
The recent advertisement for Amul is also about the same.
Amul’s doodle advertisements have always been something that is trending and this time, the dairy brand has come up with the ongoing defamation trial.
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In the advertisement posted by Amul, actors Johnny Depp and Amber Heard are seen sitting in a courtroom. On the top of the image, there is a line written, “Too Much Seen and Heard?” On the bottom, the lines are followed by,” Amul, Depp your knife in.”
Have a look at the Instagram post of Amul here,
The Instagram post was captioned as, “#Amul Topical: High profile and highly publicized legal battle!”
Both the actors were separated in 2017 and have accused one another of mental and physical abuse. It all began in 2018 when Amber Heard wrote an op-ed for The Washington Post. She claimed that she is a victim of domestic violence.
Aian 2019, Johnny Depp filed a case against his ex-wife regarding that article. The actor alleged that his public image was degraded and the article also affected his career drastically.
The advertisement of Amul got mixed reactions on social media. Some users appreciated the creativity but the majority came up with the opinion that advertisements on such sensitive topics should not be created, especially amid ongoing trials. The post has got 10,634 likes on Instagram.
Have a look at the reactions of people :
A user wrote,” Someone needs to give this marketing team an award pls”
Another one wrote,” I still remember AMUL butter ASLI butter, but amber should have square eyes round is looking cute. 😅😂”
Some users took the advertisement on a lighter note but some refused to accept it and criticized Amul for posting such an advertisement. A user commented, “Domestic violence is a crime and this is typical of the ignorance and apathy on this crime…….it’s funny – until it happens to you……. “
“Now how about making some for a bigger problem like Inflation. Amul used to do it before 2014, I don’t know why it stopped. Grow some!!” Another user commented and questioned Amul regarding the choice of topic in doodle advertisements.