This racy Pamela Anderson commercial is banned in the UK

Pamela Anderson can’t seem to catch a break in the UK.

After getting unceremoniously booted from reality series Dancing on Ice on the very first night earlier this year, the Canadian actress has now had her new ad banned from British screens after it was deemed “offensive”.

Anderson appeared in a racy new ad for Dreamscape Networks’ Crazy Domains where she danced about in a bikini alongside another similarly-attired woman as part of a male co-worker’s fantasy.

Four viewers complained about the ad to the Advertising Standards Authority, who then decided to pull the ad.

The ASA said: “The ASA understood that the ad was intended as a parody of a mundane business meeting and was intended to be humorous and light-hearted. Whilst we noted Dreamscape Networks’ and Clearcast’s comments about the female characters being portrayed as strong, confident business women, we considered that they were also portrayed sexually throughout the ad, not just during the fantasy sequence. Although the fantasy scene, which we considered was sexually suggestive, was limited to Adam’s imagination, we considered it gave the impression that he viewed his female colleagues as sexual objects to be lusted after. Because of that, we considered the ad was likely to cause serious offense to some viewers on the basis that it was sexist and degrading to women.”

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