Vodka ad draws anti-rape controversy

A Belvedere Vodka ad posted online Friday drew criticism, with many suggesting it appeared to depict a rape.

Story highlights

  • "Unlike some people, Belvedere always goes down smoothly," the ad's caption says
  • Belvedere Vodka exec calls the ad "absolutely inconsistent with our values"
  • Vodka company vows to investigate how it was posted
  • Anti-rape group accepts Belvedere's apology and donation
Belvedere Vodka executives quickly apologized for an ad posted online that showed a