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Greene King pulls ad featuring Ben Stokes after his arrest and terminates deal with ECB

on Sep 30, 2017 | 0 comments

By Taruka Srivastav

Brewery Greene King has decided to stop airing the ad titled ‘The Knockabout’ featuring England vice-captain Ben Stokes after his arrest following a bar brawl in Bristol as reported by BBC.

Greene King has further ended its five year sponsorship deal as Official Beer with The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB). Another video of Ben Stokes mimicking the 15-year old disabled son of television personality Katie Price has further fueled the controversy.

The year old ad featured regularly during Sky Sports’s coverage of England’s One Day International series against West Indies.

A Greene King spokesman said: Read full story ›

Source: The Drum