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KFC's 'Hot And Spicy' Ad Is NSFW, And Too Much For Social Media

04/15/2016 04:51 EDT | Updated 04/16/2016 08:30 EDT

KFC was roasted extra crispy on Thursday after it tweeted an NSFW photo in an effort to promote a "hot and spicy" offering.

The fast food chain's Australian division posted the following image to its Twitter account.

It showed a woman reaching in the area of a man's genitals, though what's happening has been blurred out:

kfc ad

Backlash followed swiftly. Some made a joke out of it.

Others didn't see anything funny about the ad.

KFC Australia eventually took the ad down and posted this apology.

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