A new ad for the Amazon Kindle
Paperwhite features a married gay couple.
In the 30-second spot, a woman is
reading on her paperwhite at the beach. The tablet the man sitting
next to her is using suffers from too much glare, and he's not able
to enjoy reading.
“This is perfect at the beach,” the
woman tells the man. “And with the built in light, I can read
The man is convinced and buys a Kindle
Paperwhite on his tablet, then declares: “We should celebrate.”
“My husband's bringing me a drink
right now,” the woman states.
“So is mine,” the man responds as
the pair turn to wave to their husbands at the bar. (The video is
embedded on this page. Visit
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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and his wife
MacKenzie donated $2.5 million last year to support Referendum 74,
the Washington state ballot question which upheld the state's
marriage law in November.