to be fair, it's a parody. Maybe that's a bad excuse, but still! It's a parody of a famous photograph, it's not on the same level as an Axe "play with my balls" ad or anything.
I don’t think that really excuses it. They’re showing a woman’s backside with the caption “TAKE ADVANTAGE”. Does that really strike you as okay?
Ew, gross. A man that cooks! I can’t believe he even has any friends. Well, he doesn’t anymore, after the biscuit fiasco.
Carl’s Junior/Hardee’s has a long history of glaringly sexist ads that seem to only get a pass because they reinforce stereotypical male gender roles. This same approach simply would not fly if applied to women: