BY ADEDIWURA OKELEYE
Fox has apologized after getting bashed seriously for their X-Men: Apocalypse promotional posters. The poster is a shot from a scene in the movie where Apocalypse grabs Mystique by the neck. The photo was tagged “Only the strong will survive.”
Actor Rose McGowan led the campaign for 20th Century Fox to remove the advertisement – and the studio has now responded by removing the poster from promotional materials for the movie.
Many who have criticized the image argue that it portrays violence against women and looks to encourage it.
Fox said in a statement:
In our enthusiasm to show the villainy of the character Apocalypse we didn’t immediately recognise the upsetting connotation of this image in print form. Once we realised how insensitive it was, we quickly took steps to remove those materials. We apologise for our actions and would never condone violence against women.
Check out the photo below, do you think anything is wrong with it?