Watchdog Group Finds Spooky Spotify Ad Is Too Scary For Kids, Causes ‘Distress’

A British advertising watchdog group ruled on Wednesday that the Spotify horror ad is "likely to cause undue distress to children."

In 60 seconds, the commercial showcases a medley of horror film tropes, including a maniacal doll that presumably kills a group of young people whenever they play a catchy pop song.

(Image credit: Chester Bennington Original Source/Screenshot by NPR/Chester Bennington)