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Guess What's Happened to That JC Penney Billboard That Looked Like Hitler

"Certainly unintended."


Only days after a JC Penney billboard that had many doing a double-take near Los Angeles became a viral hit, the advertisement has been yanked.

As TheBlaze reported yesterday, the billboard off the 405 near Culver City bore an uncanny resemblance to Hitler -- something a Reddit user pointed out this weekend:

(Source: Reddit user billburman)

By Tuesday, the local media was covering it. Even national personalities like Brett Baier were giving it air time:

(Source: Fox News screen shot)

But sometime on Tuesday, KCAL-TV reports, the sign was yanked:

A picture of the sign on Tuesday afternoon, after the ad was taken down. (Source: KCAL-TV)

And it was done so at the request of the ad agency that put up the billboard:


In fact, the product has also been pulled from


However, JC Penney has been mum on why the ad is gone. It's only comment came on Twitter yesterday afternoon to respond to a four-day-old tweet and poke fun at the controversy:


You can watch KCAL-TV's full report below:

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