KFC sullies Chinese classic – China Daily

From China Daily via Xinhua News Agency:

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 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]


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