Some say NYC ads for popular show are insensitive - WSMV Channel 4

Some say NYC ads for popular show are insensitive

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Many people are calling billboards around New York City for the upcoming season of Mad Med just plain insensitive.

The advertisement shows a man wearing a suit who appears to be tumbling out of a window from above.

One of the ads was placed near Ground Zero, and for many New Yorkers, they say it brings back painful memories of Sept. 11, 2001, victims who jumped to their deaths at the World Trade Center.

But television network AMC is defending the billboards, saying they have used the imagery since the show started in 2007.

The network says the falling man is a metaphor for the main fictional character, Don Draper, whose life is in turmoil.

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