While American celebrated Mother’s Day on Sunday, Nabisco’s “Chips Ahoy” used the occasion to promote a drag queen known for vulgar sexual language.
Daily Caller reported that cookie company Chips Ahoy! celebrated Mother’s Day by posting a video of a drag queen to social media.
The video featured Jose Cancel, an actor using the stage name Vanessa Vanjie Mateo, who competed in the most recent season of “RuPaul’s Drag Race.”
The actor encouraged social media users to buy cookies for “your real mama, your drag mama, whichever mama, somebody, whoever taking care of you, whoever you feel or consider your mama” in the video.
Watch the video:
— Chips Ahoy! (@ChipsAhoy) May 12, 2019
The drag queen’s name is Vanessa Vanjie and some of his past tweets are rather vulgar and racist.
Twitter users reacted to the shocking tweet.
Weird how corporate marketing departments think their job is to irritate (former) customers. https://t.co/KmdhYUoxwf
— Kurt Schlichter (@KurtSchlichter) May 12, 2019
happy mothers day to men who dress like women. patriarchy wins again. https://t.co/xLTLSBRsNf
— T. Becket Adams (@BecketAdams) May 12, 2019
The Daily Caller News Foundation has reached out to Mondelēz International, Chips Ahoy!’s parent company, for comment.