Saucy choc ad gives kids Kinder surprise

A saucy chocolate ad which was banned from children’s TV has fallen foul of regulators – after a bungle meant it was screened on kids’ channels.

A saucy chocolate ad which was banned from children’s TV has fallen foul of regulators – after a bungle meant it was screened on kids’ channels.

The Kinder Bueno commercial features a choc bar making racy comments like “lick my ripples” to a flustered customer in a shop.

But a mistake led to the ad being supplied to both the Cartoon Network and Boomerang who then screened it.

The channels were supposed to screen adverts for another product, Kinder Surprise, but the wrong ads were inadvertently sent.

TV stations were not supposed to show the naughty commercial around the times of children’s shows.

The Independent Television Commission upheld complaints from nine viewers after the mistake.

Station chiefs have promised to tighten up their procedures.

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