MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A Twin Cities beer-maker is apologizing for a new advertisement that has some Tibetans upset.READ MORE: Omicron Detected In Vaccinated Minnesotan Who Traveled To NYC Convention
Finnegans recently posted a billboard ad which shows a yellow-haired version of the Dalai Lama next to a beer bottle.READ MORE: Liana Wallace On 'Survivor' All-Black Alliance Falling Apart: 'Just Wanted Us To Make Top 8, Then We Can Have World War II''
The text of the billboard reads: “Doing good. Now Available in Blonde.”
Finnegans CEO Jacquie Berglund apologized for the ad and had it removed. She plans to meet with local Tibetan leaders on Saturday to apologize in person.MORE NEWS: Man Wins $1 Million On Scratch-Off Lottery Ticket Gifted To Him After Heart Surgery
Finnegans has a reputation for altruism. The company donates profits to fight hunger.