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Yes, we know it's November, not December.
Nevertheless, as per the rules of capitalism: money must be made.
And so the Christmas advertisments have begun. John Lewis recently released its long-waited heart-warming piece. Now, it's Coca-Cola's turn.
You know the one we're talking about: the red truck. Father Christmas. That glass bottle of coke. And the comforting wink at the end.
People have spotted something different about this year's ad:
Fuming Santa doesn't wink at the end of the Coca-Cola advert anymore! 😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡 #Christmas — Karis ✨ (@Karis ✨)
Father Christmas on the back of the Coca-Cola truck used to wink at the lil boy in the advert... not any more .... — R29 (@R29)
It's not the same if Santa doesn't wink at the end #HolidaysAreComing — ☠️ • 𝕽𝖔𝖝𝖝𝖎𝖊 • 𝕿𝖔𝖝𝖝𝖎𝖈 •☠️ (@☠️ • 𝕽𝖔𝖝𝖝𝖎𝖊 • 𝕿𝖔𝖝𝖝𝖎𝖈 •☠️)
@CocaCola_GB pleaaaase make Father Christmas wink at the end like in the old ads! — Lilly Louise Allen (@Lilly Louise Allen)
Errrrmmm what happened to the @CocaCola wink? #HolidaysAreComing https://t.co/wA3xYi96c2 — Eppie Shepherd (@Eppie Shepherd)
Why isnt santa aloud to wink at the end anymore? #HolidaysAreComing — Jason Howell (@Jason Howell)
The wink hasn't been present for a few years, but that hadn't stopped people from revolting...
Can't believe the Santa in the Coca Cola Christmas advert isn't allowed to wink anymore as its 'seen as provocative' ... PC gone mad! #crazy — Paul Wilson (@Paul Wilson)
What you're hearing, ladies and gentlemen, is the collective screams of people who have lost too much. Too much.
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