John Lewis has pulled a controversial home insurance advert over concerns it could mislead people into thinking the policy advertised would cover a child intentionally smashing up a house. The ad, which featured a boy dressed in his mother’s makeup, dress, jewellery and heels as he rampaged around his home, sparked criticism on social media and accusations of everything from ‘delivering crass cultural lectures’ to sexism. It was ultimately pulled, however, after the Financial Conduct Authority ruled it could confuse consumers

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