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Petitions in support of the ad have followed - such as one titled 'Allow Daniel Defense to show their Super Bowl commercial supporting Freedom!' - along with cries of support on the company's Facebook page.And, many of those eyes will be met by a big, gay-themed ad.Dating app Scruff bought a billboard outside the University of Phoenix Stadium, just in time for the big game.The 30-second spot shows two men excitedly watching the game, before their hands brush as they both reach into a bowl of chips.
Man Crunch officials said they believe CBS has no intention of airing a commercial for their gay dating service, "but do not want to officially ‘reject’ the spot out of fear there may be a backlash from gay advocacy groups.” However, a representative from the network told Pop Tarts that advertising spots were still open, and was unsure where that comment originated."I remember one year when the networks wouldn't allow one of the Bud Light spots in the game, so Bud actually released it online as, 'the Super Bowl ad the networks wouldn't let you see,'" So, given that networks often won't publicly comment on whether an ad is rejected and why, advertisers with no intention of actually releasing a Super Bowl ad just send out press releases saying that their ads were rejected, for publicity.For example, gay dating site Man Crunch said its ad was rejected in 2010 because it dealt with homo and not heterosexual dating, when it really didn't even make it past CBS' credit check.You see ads for erectile dysfunction morning, noon and night. It's not like it plays like Adam Lambert [kissing another man on the AMAs]."The Super Bowl, while perennially the most-watched television event of the year, has traditionally avoided the role of political platform, until this year.Former Heisman Trophy winner during the big game, too.