HARD NEWS: Outrage After Newspaper Uses Simulated Sex Spot to Sell Website

August 21, 2013 AT 8:57 PM
Israeli newspaper Ha’aretz is using a commercial featuring a couple simulating sex to sell its website. Saying it’s "better than sex," the spot has been condemned by members of the Israeli Parliament and several members of the paper’s staff. The controversy only seems to be driving traffic; the spot has been viewed on YouTube over 190,000 times since it was uploaded August 10th.