Claim: Images show sexually suggestive ads for PUMA brand shoes.
Example: [Collected on the Internet, 2003]
Origins: Print advertising may be getting edgier all the time, but although (limited) nudity is now commonplace in ads run in popular glossy magazines, the level of sexual suggestiveness displayed in the purported PUMA ads displayed above is still outside the pale of mainstream acceptability, at least here in the United States. These images are not ads designed to sell PUMA brand shoes (in the U.S. or anywhere else); they're the creation of pranksters.
An inquiry to PUMA about these images drew the following response:
Last updated: 12 March 2003