I was first intrigued by the fact that Tempo is located in a strip mall. An orange and red sign is advertised amongst a dentist office, a travel agency, a nail salon, and an El Pollo Loco typical L. I did some research and found out that Tempo hosted a gay cowboy night every Sunday. I decided to check it out, so I stepped inside and was instantly blown away by the fashion and style of the vaqueros. The vaqueros come dressed in typical cowboy gear from their home countries of Mexico, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras with some extra individualistic style.
Earlier this month a gay-themed television commercial attributed to Taco Bell featuring two men cuddling and a same-sex wedding leaked onto the Internet. In the clip, which can be seen above, two buddies stop at the fast food chain for a "breakfast pitstop" and then one of them ponders aloud, "I wonder what else we could fit in before work. Among the activities the guys manage to check off on their joint to-do list: finding pirate treasure, riding jet skis, spooning on a picnic blanket and getting married. Little information is provided on the video's YouTube landing page but the high quality of the ad had many believing that the clip was legitimately produced by Taco Bell. After the video began going viral on Internet blogs late last week, Taco Bell sent the following statement to Mediaite. Although we cannot condone unauthorized use of our intellectual property, we are impressed with their work and would be open to meeting with them.
Taco Ockerse born July 21, , known mononymously as Taco , is an Indonesian-born Dutch singer   and entertainer who started his career in Germany. Taco Ockerse, born in Jakarta, Indonesia, on July 21, ,  had spent many of his childhood years moving around the world, residing in the Netherlands , the United States, Singapore, Luxembourg, Belgium, and Germany. Afterward, he studied interior decoration and finished acting school in Hamburg. In , he began his first professional theatrical engagements in Hamburg. He also directed and choreographed for the musical Nightchild.
Is this a case of the company producing a gay-themed ad and then getting cold feet and backtracking, or of a clever ad agency trying to court a new client? An assortment:. These are just site gags [sic] and nothing suggests the two characters are [gay]. Aside from that… not 1 shit was given this day by me. I treat taco bell like a drug problem.