Google celebrates Pride with android celebrities

Google Android "And Proud" by Adam&eveDDB.
Google Android "And Proud" by Adam&eveDDB.

The "And Proud" campaign by Adam&eveDDB features Ian McKellen, Kylie Minogue and nine more stars

Google's Android has launched the "And Proud" campaign, featuring android versions of gay and gay-friendly celebrities to celebrate Pride as it kicks off this week.

The video spot from Google's mobile OS features 11 celebrities in total, including actor Ian McKellen, singer Sam Smith, "Modern Family"'s Jesse Tyler-Ferguson and Kylie Minogue.

The ad is part of Google's wider Pride celebrations, with the company featuring a float in parades in San Francisco, New York and London.

Viewers are encouraged to "Androidify" themselves, with the best characters set to feature on large screens displaying during the parades. Here's Marketing's:

The spot follows Google's touching ad for its small business arm, Google My Business, which follows a group of transgender males as they join a local gym after their procedures.

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