Watch: Is this the most racist ad ever?

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An advertisement for a Chinese washing detergent is being dubbed the most racist commercial of 2016.

The video, posted to YouTube, begins with a woman, seemingly innocently doing some laundry, when a black man approaches her.

She places him in the washing machine and he reappears as Chinese man.

The ad is promoting a new laundry product by Qiaobi, a "star brand that creates a new concept for scientifically doing laundry," according to a press release.

It's prompted outrage on social media:

 

 

Watch the video.

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