Extramarital Affair Ad Gets Axed

ESPN is yanking a commercial for an infidelity matchmaking service. Amy Phillips, a spokeswoman for ESPN -- which is owned by Disney, the parent company of ABC News -- said that the sports channel has asked its local affiliates to stop running an ad for AshleyMadison.com, a Web site that connects would-be cheaters with potential mates. Phillips would not say why the channel decided to pull the ad. Noel Biderman, the president of AshleyMadison.com, who learned of ESPN's decision from an...Full Story
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