Subway Commercial

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Feeling a little too bloated to slip into your sexy devil costume this Halloween?

Have no fear, Subway is here—or at least that's the super healthy, positive message they are trying to sell to women this holiday season.

Their latest advertising campaign is all about staying slim enough to rock your slutty Halloween costumes by way of a six-inch turkey on wheat…or something like that.

During the first of many offensive, sexist and overall ridiculous commercials, three coworkers are seen eating lunch together and discussing what each is chowing down on.

One woman freaks out after seeing her coworkers eating burgers, claiming that it's already Halloween season and she's "gotta stay in shape for all the costumes."

You know, like, "attractive nurse, spicy red riding hood, Viking princess warrior, hot devil, sassy teacher and foxy fullback." (Their examples, not ours.)

And while there's a long list of reasons why the ad is terrible, and lazy at best, one of the biggest thorns in our sides is that it's so skewed towards women. Needlessly.

Plenty of men's costumes call for them to go shirtless, or wear tight clothes. But yeah, we get it, Halloween is that one time of the year where it's a lot more socially acceptable for women to go as slutty somethings.

But does that mean we should start marketing food products around that?

Meanwhile, Subway released the following statement amid the controversy surrounding the ad:

"We understand that some people may not have picked up on the intended humor in our Halloween commercial. Our objective was certainly not to offend anyone."

Oh no, we picked up on it. Thanks, Subway.

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