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Ford Motor Co.
in the hot seat after an ad agency produces a controversial.
The US auto -- spent the weekend apologizing after a couple of mock ads depicting.
Bound and gagged women in the back of a Ford.
That -- went viral.
The images included this one showing Paris Hilton driving around with a card -- in sisters tied up in her trunk what a laugh riot Trace Gallagher.
How does have a went -- obviously the hundreds of thousands of hits this was made actually by Ford's advertising -- -- Indian -- in a company called JWT.
And they were advertising the Ford Figo which is mostly sold in India and the ads were all about highlighting how big.
The trunk of these cars -- or the -- as they column there.
And another one of the ad shows former Israeli prime minister Silvio Berlusconi you can see this right here.
With three women tied up and gagged and crying in the back you can see Berlusconi making the peace sign.
Of course we all know that he's famous for his bongo -- -- sex party is also facing charges.
For having sex with a minor the other -- you mentioned showing Paris Hilton and -- and the car -- she ends.
Being tied up in the back we've got no response from any of those women involved in this.
But Ford has now spoken out very quickly because these ads were never supposed to be made.
Much less uploaded to the Internet -- apologizing quickly saying and I'm quoting here.
The posters are contrary to the standards of professionalism and decency within four.
And our agency partners together with our partners we are reviewing approval and oversight processes to help -- nothing like this ever happens again -- keep in mind the timing here could not be worse in India.
Because there is still outrage over that gang rape case were a woman died.
People in India is saying that that the country is simply not harsh enough on rates rape suspects and that women.
Are treated as second class citizens and these -- certainly.
Not doing anything to.
Abandon that image again but Ford saying look no idea how these things got out there but they weren't supposed to be made much less -- Million people look at of these things while I Trace thanks.
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