Fiat apologizes to ChinaJuly 1st, 2008 - 8:05 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
Fiat, car manufacturer apologizes to the Chinese government over a commercial starring Richard Gere.
The commercial shows Gere driving from Hollywood to Tibet. Gere is known to be a supporter of Tibetan independence.
“Fiat has recently been advised that certain advertising could disturb the sensibility of the people within China,” a spokesperson for Ford said. “Fiat Group extends its apologies to the Government of the People’s Republic of China and to the Chinese people.”