To their credit make that ex-spokesman….
Turkcell drops Valentine’s advert over accusations of anti-Semitism
Turkcell, the largest mobile phone operator in Turkey, has pulled an anti-Valentine’s day advert which had prompted concerns of anti-Semitism. The advert mocked Valentine’s day, showing young single people singing along to a song by Yildiz Tilbe, a Turkish singer.
Tilbe sparked outrage in 2014 after making comments which praised Hitler and his policy towards the Jews. She reportedly said, “God bless Hitler, it was even too few what he did to the Jews, he was right” and, “The Jews will be destroyed by Muslims, in the name of Allah, not much time left for it to be done.