Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) is under fire, for its latest video advertisement depicting an old Taoist surrounded by his apprentices excitedly holding a chicken burger and claiming it as a masterpiece. Some cultural experts are criticizing KFC for dishonoring Chinese history, the China Business Post reported Thursday.
The backdrop and the old Taoist’ s clothing simulate a scene from the movie Seven Swords(‰∏ÉÂâë). Originally written by Liang Yusheng, Seven Swords is a work of fiction based on actual historical events and is highly regarded among the Chinese community. [Full Text]