An adorable Cheerios commercial featuring an interracial couple and their daughter generated such a strong racist backlash on YouTube that the comments section had to be closed.
The ad had received more than 1,600 likes and more than 500 dislikes as of Thursday evening.
Commenters on the cereal’s Facebook page also said they found the commercial “disgusting” and that it made them “want to vomit.” Other hateful commenters expressed shock that a black father would stay with his family.
However, many took to Facebook to express their appreciation for Cheerios’ decision to feature a mixed-race family.
What do you think about the commercial?