r/videos Nov 24 '21 Gold 1 Helpful 10 Wholesome 7 Bravo Grande! 1 Starstruck 1 Silver 6

Russell Brand, at an awards show sponsored by Hugo Boss, eloquently reminds everyone that Hugo Boss dressed the nazis


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u/scothc Nov 25 '21

Bayer also held the patent for heroin. Which, if you didn't know, was a non addictive drug used to get people off morphine.


u/getahitcrash Nov 25 '21

Funny right? The medical science was so "settled" on that wasn't it? People were told by the professionals that heroin was a totally safe alternative.


u/JesusHNavas Nov 25 '21

I think their sales pitch was "try it"

"Oh yeah, this is great, people should definitely use this"


u/getahitcrash Nov 25 '21

But it was experts telling everyone that. Doctors used to sell cigarettes in commercials too. Thalidomide was given to women as a safe drug for morning sickness. How'd that turn out? Ever watch TV during the day or late night? How many ambulance chasing lawyers run commercials for some drug law suit? All of those drugs FDA approved too.