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RFK Jr. Super Bowl Ad Didn’t Sit Well With His Family…

Credit: Axios

Robert F. Kennedy Jr., better known as RFK Jr., found himself in hot water after a Super Bowl ad aired, and let’s just say, it didn’t sit well with some folks at the family dinner table.

The ad, which cost a whopping $7 million and was seen by gazillions of eyeballs during the big game, drew comparisons between RFK Jr. and his illustrious uncle, former President John F. Kennedy. It even borrowed the same ad template used back in the ’60s. Talk about throwing it back!

But here’s the kicker – RFK Jr.’s own family wasn’t too thrilled about it. Bobby Shriver, the son of Eunice Kennedy Shriver (RFK Jr.’s aunt), took to social media to express his mom’s hypothetical horror at RFK Jr.’s health care views. Ouch, that’s gotta sting.

Now, you might be wondering, what exactly got the family’s knickers in a twist? Well, it turns out RFK Jr. has been a longtime skeptic when it comes to vaccines. Yep, you heard that right. In a world where science says vaccines are the bee’s knees, RFK Jr. has been marching to the beat of his own drum. And let’s just say, it’s ruffled a few feathers.

But fear not, dear readers, because RFK Jr. swiftly issued an apology faster than you can say “Super Bowl halftime show.” In a heartfelt post, he expressed his regret if the ad caused any family members distress and clarified that he had zero involvement in its creation or approval. Phew, crisis averted, right?

Not so fast. Bobby Shriver wasn’t about to let bygones be bygones. He doubled down on his criticism, emphasizing that his mom was all about science, vaccines, and health care equity – values that RFK Jr. seems to be giving the cold shoulder. Talk about a family squabble for the ages!

And just when you thought the drama had reached its peak, RFK Jr.’s own brother, Mark Shriver, chimed in with a nod of agreement. It’s like a social media showdown, folks, and the stakes couldn’t be higher.

As for RFK Jr., well, he’s still got that ad pinned at the top of his profile, like a digital scarlet letter. But hey, when you’re running for president and your family’s not exactly singing your praises, what else can you do?

In the end, it’s a tale as old as time – family disagreements, political aspirations, and a Super Bowl ad gone wrong. Will RFK Jr. kiss and make up with his kin? Only time will tell. But one thing’s for sure – this feud is far from over, and the popcorn’s popped and ready for round two.