UK Supermarket Tesco Includes Gay Dads In Controversial Holiday Ad

Christmas Tesco Ad Featuring Muslims Prompts Messages Of Inclusion After Racist Backlash

A number of people have called for a boycott of British supermarket chain Tesco after it released a new Christmas TV advertisement featuring a Muslim family.

Another wrote: "I can imagine there's gonna be a few complaints from veggies/vegans about the @Tesco "Everybody's Welcome" Christmas advert!"

Some have taken to Twitter to express their disapproval of the advertisement, noting that Muslims do not celebrate Christmas.

The family bear Christmas gifts and are seen exchanging bags in a doorway.

Christmas lovers have been sharing their messages of sharing and inclusion after a festive Tesco ad featuring a Muslim family sparked a racist backlash. It is the celebration of the birth of The Christ.

This was the first time that Muslims were featured in a marketing campaign by Tesco.

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SHOPPERS have slammed Tesco for a Christmas advert featuring Muslims, when they don't sell halal turkeys.

"The supermarket added that the Christmas campaign "will celebrate the many ways we come together at Christmas, and how food sits at the heart of it all".

Tesco responded to criticism by saying: "Everyone is welcome at Tesco this Christmas and we're proud to celebrate the many ways our customers come together over the festive season".

The store was also forced to comment on its policies surrounding the sale of halal meat.

"We give our Muslim neighbours' kids Christmas presents, and they give presents to ours".

Replying to the advert on Twitter, customers threatened to boycott the retailer.

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