Instant Index: McDonald’s Ad Pulled Over Controversial Message

By Rachel Katz

Apr 13, 2013 11:12pm

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From the unconventional and awe-inspiring to the hilarious and heartwarming, here’s a look at some of the most interesting photos, videos and stories that have our newsroom talking today. What’s capturing your attention, filling your inbox and cluttering your Facebook/Twitter feed? Tweet us the stories you’re talking  about using #InstantIndex or email us at ABC.WorldNews@abc.com and they could appear on World News.

ANGUISH OVER MCDONALDS AD:

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McDonald’s is now apologizing after an add for their Big Mac has caused an uproar within the mental illness community. The National Alliance on Mental Illness says they are horrified by the McDonald’s ad, which was posted in the  Boston subway, featuring a parody of a similar ad for mental illness outreach.  The ad shows a women with her head in her hands, clearly distraught. Many claim that it makes fun of people suffering from very real anguish. McDonald’s has pulled the ad and claimS that it was never approved in the first place.

KOBE BRYANT ACHILLES TENDON INJURY:

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The injury of  Los Angeles Lakers player, Kobe Bryant, has people wondering if the star will be able to bounce back from his injury. Bryant said he felt a “pop” during Friday nights game, injuring his achilles tendon and possibly ending his season early. Bryant tweeted photos of himself in a hospital gown, getting ready for an MRI. The team has tweeted that it was a rupture saying it has to be sewn back together and that he will be back next season, according to the team trainer.
CUTE BABY COVERED IN FRENCH BULLDOGS:
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The photo of baby Austin surrounded by bulldog puppies is circulating around the web.  Cindy Clark, a French Bulldog Breeder from outside of Philadelphia posted the photos online of her nephew cuddling with the puppies in a cute slumber.

 

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