Gay dating ad banned from super bowl

In a press release, Scruff explained why it bought the ad: "At a time when professional NFL players like Michael Sam and Kwame Harris bravely come out to the world and some coaches admit to not wanting gay players on their teams, [Scruff]...

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This will mark Audi's third year running a commercial during the Super Bowl, the most expensive advertising slots on TV.

Though the price for a 30-second spot has reportedly fallen to between $2.5 million and $2.8 million from 2009's record-high $3 million, a Super Bowl commercial is still a major investment for any company: Not only must the company buy the airtime, but the cost of producing a Super Bowl commercial can reach $1 million.

The Super Bowl has grown into so much more than the NFL's championship game.

"Super Bowl Sunday" is a media spectacle that not only draws in diehard fans of the two teams playing, but also the rich and powerful.

All eyes will be on Phoenix this Sunday for the Super Bowl.

And, many of those eyes will be met by a big, gay-themed ad.

Sam, the star Missouri defensive end who made headlines for kissing his boyfriend on TV when he got drafted by the Rams, got cut before the season started — leaving the nearly 1,700-player NFL without an openly gay player.

Noel Biderman, the man behind the wildly successful Ashley Madison.com, is helping to facilitate extra-marital affairs.

At least those willing and able to shell out million for 30 seconds this year.

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