Two coffee brands are fighting over George Clooney. Then again, who wouldn't?
Nespresso, which has employed Clooney as its pitchman in international markets since 2006 and launched a U.S. ad featuring Clooney and Danny DeVito in November, is suing coffee company Israeli Espresso Club over ads employing a Clooney lookalike.
In the cheeky Israeli Espresso Club spot below, Clooney's doppelganger is labeled "not George Clooney," but Nespresso nonetheless demands it be pulled and is seeking $50,000 in damages, claiming it is misleading to consumers. (We just hope Amal isn't confused.)
For comparison's sake, here is the recent Nespresso spot featuring both Clooney and DeVito: