Naomi Campbell Hates Cadbury Ad

Naomi Campbell is furious over a Cadbury chocolate ad she says references her in a racist way.

Naomi Campbell

It's a decadent ad: A bar of chocolate lying on a bed of diamonds. The text reads: "Move over Naomi, there's a new diva in town."

Clever? Maybe. Racist? Naomi Campbell sure thinks so. The supermodel says it's obvious she is the Naomi Cadbury is referencing in their new ad, and comparing a black woman to chocolate is racist.

"I am shocked," Campbell said. "It's upsetting to be described as chocolate, not just for me, but for all black women and black people as a race. I do not find any humor in this. It's insulting and hurtful."

While Naomi restrained herself from throwing her cell phone at any Cadbury execs, she did say she will exercise "every option available" to fight the candy company -- especially since they refused to yank the ad.

Cadbury says the campaign was nothing more than a "light-hearted take on the social pretensions of Cadbury Dairy Milk Bliss," but they have no plans to rerun it.

Good thing -- Naomi has a history of getting a little temperamental when things don't go her way.

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Comments on "Naomi Campbell says chocolate is racist"

another person like you June 01, 2011 | 9:41 AM

seriously. this is the kind of stuff I point out Daily. IT WASN'T RACIST until she made it so. Who would have been upset if it was white chocolate and they used pam anderson.... NOBODY... well maybe beyonce but thats another story =P fact is I'm tired of all this reverse racism. it needs to go. tired of all us black people getting irrate over dumb . we are NOT african americans. we ARE Americans. I wasn't born in african. I was born in America. I don't remember being a slave. matter of fact, I can't even identify anyone who was a slave. I don;t ever remember using a water fountain just for my kind. nor can I find ANYONE alive who remembers it. time to let it go people. If you spent half as much time fighting for your country as you do your racist beleifs. america would be a great home for us ALL!

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