PepsiCo has apologized for a Tyler, the Creator–developed ad in which “a battered white woman on crutches is urged by an officer to identify a suspect out of a lineup of black men” and Tyler’s Felicia the Goat character. More than a few people found the ad to be racist, and it was pulled in response to the criticism. Tyler has yet to comment (even on Twitter).
AUSTIN, TX - MARCH 18: Tyler the Creator of Odd Future poses for a portrit backstage at Fader Fort by Fiat during the 2011 SXSW Music Festival on March 18, 2011 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Roger Kisby/Getty Images) Photo: Roger Kisby/2011 Roger Kisby