Top Stories

Neil Patrick Harris' Super Bowl Promo Draws Controversy

Neil Patrick Harris' Super Bowl Promo Draws Controversy

Neil Patrick Harris‘ promo for the upcoming Super Bowl for CBS has drawn controversy from conservative groups who slam the ad for “mocking Christianity”.

The ad features the 39-year-old actor wearing eye black on his cheeks with the game date – Feb. 3, 2013 – written in white over the black. This is similar to the image featuring Super Bowl halftime show performer Beyonce.

“CBS, the television network airing the big game this year, is now using an outspoken homosexual actor to mimic Tim Tebow’s style of trumpeting messages in eyeblack on his face,” a conservative writer wrote (via Huffington Post), which sparked discussion around the web.

Pictured inside: Neil picking up some items at a Bed, Bath, and Beyond store on Sunday (January 6) in Los Angeles.

Like Just Jared on Facebook
neil patrick harris super bowl promo draws controversy 01
neil patrick harris super bowl promo draws controversy 02
neil patrick harris super bowl promo draws controversy 03
neil patrick harris super bowl promo draws controversy 04
neil patrick harris super bowl promo draws controversy 05

JJ Links Around The Web

Getty
  • Look inside Joe Jonas' ritzy Hollywood Hills home - US Weekly
  • Kristin Cavallari's brother's cause of death revealed - TMZ
  • Was Teresa Giudice paid to appear on WWHL? - Gossip Cop
  • Janel Parrish dishes on PLL season seven - Just Jared Jr
  • Hilary Duff hits the beach with her ex - Radar
  • Aubrey O'Day confirms she's dating Pauly D - Huffington Post
  • Who is Liam Neeson's secret famous girlfriend? - Lainey Gossip
  • The reviews of Zoolander 2 are not so pretty - The Hollywood Reporter
A Member of Townsquare Entertainment News | Advertise here