Coca-Cola has released a refreshing commercial in which a sister and brother compete for the affections of a hunky pool boy.
In an multi-generational twist, in the end they are beaten to the punch (or should that be Coke?) by none other than their mother.
In the ad, a young woman is seen ogling her family’s pool cleaner — dressed in open button-up shirt exposing his chest — through the window of her home. The young woman’s brother, meanwhile, is admiring the very same pool boy from his upstairs bedroom.
At the same moment, both get the idea to run outside and offer the sweaty man a Coke.
Spokeswoman Kate Hartman told Huffington Post that the advert was simply intended as a “human story where Coca-Cola plays a key role in the development of the drama”.
“The story also includes a wink that touches on our point of view regarding diversity and inclusion,” she said.
“We are managing culturally relevant messages organically within our spots, not as the main subject of the story, but as subtext.”