Pepsi Pulls Controversial Kendall Jenner Commercial After Backlash

Pepsi released a new commercial yesterday featuring Kendall Jenner and it didn not receive very good feedback. The commercial shows protests going on between a diverse group of people and the police. Kendall then makes her way through the crowd to hand the police office a Pepsi, which he accepts, causing them all to cheer and join together in unity. Sadly, that isn't how the world works and people were upset that Pepsi made light of such a serious and controversial issue. 

Pepsi released this statement today: 

Some of the people responding to the commercial include Martin Luther King Jr.'s daughter: 

 

Other Twitter users responded as well: