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This huge sexy Calvin Klein billboard covers most of a building in Manhattan and many observers are wondering “What IS the message here?” Could it be “Three guys are better than one?” or “Let’s have some group sex!” Does it make YOU want to buy Calvin Klein jeans?

Posted by Janet on June 4, 2009

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59 Comments so far

  1. By Sally Ann
    On June 4, 2009 at

    Skankish. There are a lot of talented designers in the world. I don’t need Calvin Klein.

  2. By celeste
    On June 5, 2009 at

    This has to be a new low, even for Manhattan. Where is the outcry against this porn. At the time when teen pregnancies is out of control, they put this up for all to see. American is finished. It’s no wonder Muslims call us the great satan and are constantly looking for ways to destroy us. The Southern Bible belt would never have a billboard like this.

  3. By Anonymous
    On June 5, 2009 at

    It makes me NOT want to buy Calvin Klein. This is pornography and should not be allowed.

  4. By kait
    On June 5, 2009 at

    67-year-old Calvin is desperate to make himself seem relevant to a younger generation that’s more excited about his competition.

  5. By Screw Calvin Klein
    On June 5, 2009 at

    It tells me that I’d never give my hard earned money to that perverted company and I hope his business goes bankrupt.

  6. By da middle finger
    On June 5, 2009 at

    Is there no group in all of NY by the name of “Citizens agains Smut” or some such name that will speak out against this filth. ??

  7. By NG
    On June 5, 2009 at

    I agree. This ad has NOTHING to do with jeans.
    Its there to be provocative and make you look
    at the ad. That is the mindset. They don’t
    realize in the process they are containating
    people’s mind with these images. They are
    actually insulting the public. I hope Calvin
    Kelin goes out of business.

  8. By Anonymous
    On June 5, 2009 at

    It tells me that every one of those men would rather sleep with each other than with that female

  9. By Styleguy
    On June 5, 2009 at

    JANET, W.T.F is with you lately, are you born again bible thumper or something? You keep provoking this crazy religious hate?
    This is a sexy ad and the 10 same psycho’s you have writing in obviously live under a rock below their trailers with their bibles. Watch out…satan’s gonna get cha!! keep living in fear people.
    But you live in LA and I can’t wait to have a word with you in public. NOT COOL to allow homophobic hate remarks on your site.
    Oh, and don’t worry folks, your not his customer, besides you couldn’t afford them.
    I would love to be face to face with dirt bag bisquit.

  10. By anonymous
    On June 5, 2009 at

    Calvin is telling us his jeans are sexy…like that ad. And that’s why it’s in manhattan and not the southern bible belt. Besides there too busy in breeding and hating the world down there.
    The mind is a terrible thing to waste.

  11. By Anonymous
    On June 5, 2009 at

    I’m a liberal Democrat. Even I find this ad repulsive. America has sunk to lows that it can never get out of. Sad.

  12. By Anonymous
    On June 5, 2009 at

    It’s telling me that these people are having a LOT more fun than I am right now… lol

  13. By gerard vandenberg
    On June 5, 2009 at

    Maybe calvin clein-boy’s suck a penis once in a while, NAIVE AMERICA!!
    (europe isn’t the only place where it happens)

  14. By Sally Ann
    On June 5, 2009 at

    Your comment is moronic. This ad is sexist pornography & its displayed in a prominent public place. Do you have any children? Would you want your children staring at that? If you have a daughter, would you want your daughter in that position (looks like a gang bang)?

  15. By melf
    On June 5, 2009 at

    Where is the outcry from women groups?

  16. By Steve Drill
    On June 5, 2009 at

    This ad is filthy pornography, anyone who defends it is DEFINITELY a degenerate and a dirty pervert sack of crap.

  17. By Anonymous
    On June 5, 2009 at

    Sally Ann, you are right on.

  18. By Anonymous
    On June 5, 2009 at

    I don’t care for this ad at all! I think it really steps over the decency boundaries in advertising. In fact, I think many commercials these days are just done in poor taste.

  19. By Anonymous
    On June 5, 2009 at

    When, oh when, will Calvin come out? And how many young boys (interns) has he defiled?

  20. By Anonymous
    On June 5, 2009 at

    It’s called “Free Speech” Styleguy.
    I guess the rest of us “prudes” don’t get free speech too. “not cool to allow homophobic hate remarks on your site…..” where is that hate? and what the hell has that have to do with any of the comments?

  21. By Anything for a buck, eh, Calvin?
    On June 5, 2009 at

    Nothing sadder that a senior citizen demonstrating such DESPERATION.

  22. By But I'm a senior myself, so cut me some effen slack.
    On June 5, 2009 at

    ^^ Should have read “than”…

  23. By bbbrraaaaaccck
    On June 6, 2009 at

    StyleGuy: Go borrow a Bible (I’m sure you don’t have one) and read Romans chapter 1, verses 24 thru end. Jesus never said he hated homos, he said it was a sin that had to be repented of and forsaken, just as other multitude of sins. And, if you approve of this filth overlooking a city already up to its kazoo in porn, you need to take a long long look at your lifestyle. And, as to Bible thumpers, how can any thinking person, gay or straight, think it’s OK to have a billboard like this influencing young minds. That said, notice I have refrained from calling you a heathen, faggot, or any other hateful name. I will just pray for you. Oh, one last thing, have you ever thought that eternity lasts just a wee bit longer than life on this earth.

  24. By Anonymous
    On June 6, 2009 at

    Hahahahahahaha!!!!! It’s been a while since I last visited and this site just gets more and more hilarious!! The god squad who like to read about celebrity smut and gossip and then fume about it – not contradictory in the slightest. If you think that this is pornography you REALLY need to trawl the net more!

  25. By Anonymous
    On June 6, 2009 at

    This ad is totally stupid and is insulting to the consumer. I will not buy from stores like Calvin, Ambercrombie, D&G etc… because they advertise porn and not clothing. They just annoy the heck out of me for the chronic dumbness they shove down our throats when they advertise… it is NOT sexy. It is just stupid…

  26. By Anonymous
    On June 6, 2009 at

    Frankly – this ad could also be advertising thrift store clothing and you would not even know the difference because no one is dressed.
    Totally pathetic advertising campiagn. They should fire their art director and stylist.

  27. By Anonymous
    On June 6, 2009 at


  28. By Anonymous
    On June 6, 2009 at


  29. By Anonymous
    On June 6, 2009 at


  30. By Anonymous
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  31. By Anonymous
    On June 6, 2009 at

    Er…. Calvin is no longer running the business. He sold it a while back. Bunch of uptight dumbasses.

  32. By Anonymous
    On June 6, 2009 at

    Well Celeste of course this would never appear in the Deep South. New Yorkers have money, style, good bodies and brains.

  33. By Anonymous
    On June 6, 2009 at

    Er….have any of you actually seen any porn?

  34. By Anonymous
    On June 6, 2009 at

    Personally, she might as well be sitting on the guys face as well because THAT will sell even MORE jeans…
    These Calvin ads themes are OLD and PLAYED OUT. They have no creativity and are pathetic.

  35. By Anonymous
    On June 6, 2009 at

    Do you remember back in the nineties when the company was investigated for child porn – because of adverts featuring fully clothed adult models. America repressed? Not in the slightest!

  36. By Anonymous
    On June 6, 2009 at

    If the sight of clothed people makes you empathise with the al-Quaeda mindset Celeste why don’t you just **** off over there? Your kind will love living under strict religious laws. Oh sweet delicious irony of life that fundamentalist muslims and fundamentalist christians have so much in common!

  37. By Anonymous
    On June 6, 2009 at

    bbbrraaaccckkk – such a gentleman! Yes you refrained from calling styleguy a “heathen faggot” – by effectively calling him it at the same time. Such a wonderful example of christian manners and kindness!

  38. By Anonymous
    On June 6, 2009 at

    Oh no! Please don’t start citing the bible 5.32! Have you ever read it properly? Full of crazy stuff about killing rape victims or selling them to their rapist; disobedient children to be killed by their parents; slavery, slavery, slavery; people with eye defects forbidden to approach the altar of god. It’s even the death penalty for wearing mixed fibre cloth, which is pretty bad news I guess for all you polyester wearing bible thumpers. Better buy yourself some Calvins!

  39. By Anonymous
    On June 6, 2009 at

    I’m not a religious fanatic in the least and even for me this kind of advertising is for the simple minded. It belongs in a condom ad. Hell, Calvin may as well show them sitting on a toilet or peeing on the side of a road. It is the same kind of mentality. Trash.

  40. By Anonymous
    On June 6, 2009 at

    Maybe they can show David Carradine “hanging around” in the back ground too. It would fit right in~

  41. By Steve Drill
    On June 6, 2009 at

    Get technical and make fun all you want, you filthy swine, you WILL BURN. IN. HELL.

  42. By Anonymous
    On June 6, 2009 at

    To: Miss Janet, our gorgeous, gracious, glamorous, gossip guru……Never have I read such diverse comments…….from gays and straights, and maybe neutrals. I guess we won’t know the outcome until the Great Judgment Day. P.S.: Luv ya, Janet.

  43. By Anonymous
    On June 6, 2009 at

    Er Mr Drill, that doesnt make sense. Are you saying we shouldnt be technical and therefore whats in there doesnt count but at the same time we should follow it or go to hell? Your logic is giving me a headache. Have you considered a career writing speeches for Rumsfeld?

  44. By Bu
    On June 6, 2009 at

    The real sad thing is this is what many kids are doing now a days before their parents get home from work!

  45. By The Boss
    On June 6, 2009 at

    @ Bu of 5:16 PM: That is exactly right, and everyone knows it, even some of the parents that have to turn a blind eye to their kids’ escapades,because they have to work late, or they are too drunk or drugged to care. Bill Clinton added fuel to the fire when he said “I did not have sex with that woman, Miss Lewinsky”, and it was later proved that something else…..(well you know). Anyhoo, sex ads (I mean jeans ads) like this one will cause more rapes, unwanted pregnancies, and STD’s….this is only common sense. I hope NY is prepared with more rape crises centers, free health clinics, etc.

  46. By Anonymous
    On June 6, 2009 at

    No wonder our country’s going down, the morality is holding on by a thread. Nothing good comes out of pornography those of you who think there’s nothing wrong with it don’t realize that when you buy into it you’re opening the doors wide open for the demons to take over your life and sadly you’re dragging your innocent children down with you, ever read up on serial killers, child molesters, rapists they all had one thing in common – pornography – and as much as those people disgust me I believe it when they say they had no control no regard for human life. I don’t think Bob Crane and David Carradine could stop it either, they will get you too eventually if not you, your children in one way or another, it’s best to stay away from it.

  47. By Anonymous
    On June 7, 2009 at

    But of course! This sort of thing is what causes rapes, child abuse, etc. Cos you know no one EVER got raped before porn became available in the 70′s/80′s. And paedophiles NEVER existed.Just ask the church! And they NEVER EVER have any rapes or child abuse in strictly censored Muslim countries. Or the old strictly censored Communist countries. Or in dirt poor developing countries where people can’t afford food let alone porn. Yes yes clearly seeing fashion ads turns people into slavering sex beasts. I’m off home to beat the wife and impregnate the daughter. And then I’ll sue Cavin Klein for distress and emotional damages.

  48. By Anonymous
    On June 7, 2009 at

    This is a brilliant ad precisely because, in an ad cogested world it has got all of you lot going! This is why it makes a billion every year selling very ordinary jeans and clothes that could be done by anybody. You’ll never buy calvins again? ( Yeah right like you buy designer clothes anyway! ) Somehow I cant see the people behind this sitting in their mansions and penthouses quaking in their boots fretting theyll never work again.

  49. By Anonymous
    On June 7, 2009 at

    10.43 – you cite free speech in your argument to ban something ?!?! Have you thought of becomming a lawyer? Washington beckons.

  50. By Anonymous
    On June 7, 2009 at

    I think sally Ann needs a good ol gang bang. It might make her less angry at the world.

  51. By Anonymous
    On June 7, 2009 at

    This reminds me of Jean Paul Gaultier. Some prissy American fashion journalists called one of his collections s&m porn. So he sent them a parcel of proper s&m porn “just so they could tell the difference in future”

  52. By Anonymous
    On June 7, 2009 at

    Sure looking at this will make teenagers say “DUUH I thinks Ill go make me a babee…” America with its no sex education and massive abstinence industry has the highest teenage pregnancy rate in the developed world, FIVE times higher than the lowest, ultra liberal easy going porn friendly Holland where sex education starts at 5.

  53. By Anonymous
    On June 7, 2009 at

    Why can’t you people just believe the Bible? Would you rather believe Kabbalah or Scientology, both devoid of the crucifiction of Christ, who is our salvation.

  54. By anonymous
    On June 7, 2009 at

    Not provocative, not pretty, not sexy and not cool. Just DUMB. They all look like morons. Calvin Klein has always gone for this look. Only those Marky Mark boards looked good.

  55. By Anonymous
    On June 8, 2009 at

    4.55 that is a briliant freudian slip there -cruciFICTION !!! Either you can’t spell ( typical ) or you’ve let something slip there. If you are religious at least learn to spell the important things in your life.

  56. By Anonymous
    On June 8, 2009 at

    @ 1:53 AM Anonymous. Hi, believe it or not, when I typed this I knew it was mis-spelled…must have had brain drain. Hard to believe I won a spelling bee in 7th grade. Anyhoo, wow, I don’t know what happened. Thanks for pointing it out; I am really embarrassed. Crucifixion. Thanks again.

  57. By gay tallywacker
    On June 8, 2009 at

    All those boys look the same.

  58. By Anonymous
    On June 8, 2009 at

    6:39 I’m not saying looking at this billboard will make you go home and beat your wife and impregnate your daughter ?? (you said it not me) what I’m saying is if you think there’s nothing wrong with this ad, then you must think the harder porn is okay and I’m telling you the risks that you’re taking by looking at that filth. Of course rapist, molesters etc. have always been around, what do you think that pornography showed up with Hugh Hefner? It’s been around for thousands of years, I suppose you have never seen the Roman ruins, those people were disgusting just like today they even wore theirs. Perversion is everywhere whether you’re rich or poor, the demons are out and they’re free to roam.

  59. By Anonymous
    On June 8, 2009 at

    10:14 ha ha – you are right! They look like Morons!


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