Saturday, 11 October 2014

Man Sues Red Bull For Not ‘Giving Him Wings’




It is hard to imagine that anyone who saw Red Bull's advertising slogan would actually believe the caffeinated soft drink "gives you wings", but in litigation-hungry America the claim has been officially falsified.

According to the Telegraph, Benjamin Careathers, a regular consumer of the fizzy drink, sued the company for false advertising, arguing that after 10 years drinking Red Bull he neither had wings nor any enhanced athletic or intellectual performance.

According to the complainant, the Austria-based firm deliberately misled unsuspecting customers to spend millions of pounds on the premium drink in the hope of gaining an edge on their competitors.
And fearful of a costly and time-consuming trial, Red Bull was forced to settle the case out of court, pledging to refund $10 to any US customer who bought the drink since 2002 and agreeing to amend future advertising.

2 comments:

  1. This can only happen in Nigeria although I will try and sue some complanies too LOL. Too much unreal adverts here

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  2. Funny. Meself dey drink red bull and I never get wings. I need a refund

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