VACATION rental site VRBO has been slammed for featuring Chrissy Teigen in their new ad campaign.
Chrissy has come under fire this month after resurfaced tweets showed her "bullying" women like Courtney Stodden, Farrah Abraham and Lindsay Lohan.
Amid the controversy, VRBO released a video that has appearances from Chrissy, her husband John Legend, her mom Pepper and their kids Luna, five, and Miles, three.
The commercial shows real people reuniting with their families again after lockdown as John performs an emotional piano cover of Johnny Nash's I Can See Clearly Now.
It aired during The Voice finale on Monday night, with critics quickly slamming VRBO for including Chrissy in the primetime spot.
One viewer raged: "Out of respect for teens who battle suicide and bullying, please remove this ad and end your partnership with her."
Another added: "Shame on you Vrbo for still being hesitant about dropping the major cyber bully on internet (Chrissy Teigen)."
A third fumed: "Not using VRBO again as long as you’re affiliated with Chrissy Teigen. My rentals and money can go to AIRBNB."
VRBO has since turned off comments on the YouTube ad, as well as on an Instagram post showing Chrissy and her family laughing in a promotional picture for the site.
Chrissy was slammed after Courtney Stodden – who identifies as non-binary – claimed to The Daily Beast that Chrissy "bullied" her for years.
They said: "She wouldn't just publicly tweet about wanting me to take 'a dirt nap' but would privately DM me and tell me to kill myself. Things like, ‘I can't wait for you to die.’”
They rose to fame in 2011 when they married Green Mile actor Doug Hutchison – who is 35 years their senior – at only 16 years old.
However, the controversial couple later divorced in 2020.
Chrissy started tweeting a number of rude comments at the model when they were just a teenager.
After days of outrage, Chrissy posted a Twitter apology and claimed she reached out to Courtney about the matter.
However, Courtney slammed Chrissy and said not only have they NOT heard from the model, but they’re blocked by her on Twitter.
Chrissy was also bashed as "hateful" by Teen Mom star Farrah Abraham after the model called the then-teen a "w***e" in an old tweet.
In another controversial resurfaced tweet, Chrissy joked about actress Lindsay Lohan "slitting her wrists."
Chrissy's Cravings cookware line has been dropped by a number of retailers in the wake of the scandal, including Macy's, Bloomingdale's and Target.
If you or someone you know is affected by any of the issues raised in this story, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-TALK (8255) or text Crisis Text Line at 741741.
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