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Topic: Celebrity Endorsements

Ad of the Day: Beats by Dre Thrillingly Welcomes LeBron James Home to Ohio The prodigal son returns

If you're LeBron James, hell yes you can go home again. The playbook calls for high drama as the King returns to the Cleveland Cavaliers after four years and a pair…

October 20, 2014, 9:26 AM EDT

Ad of the Day: DirecTV Enlists Painfully Awkward Rob Lowe, Its Most Pitiful Rob Lowe Yet Cable sure does strange things to people

Rob Lowe keeps sinking in DirecTV's campaign. Having already been introduced to Creepy Rob Lowe and Less Attractive Rob Lowe, now we get to meet Painfully Awkward Rob Lowe. Like his…

October 17, 2014, 11:09 AM EDT

Brand of the Day: Chanel No. 5 Finds a New Muse in the Stunning Gisele Bündchen Baz Luhrmann's encore

Chanel No 5. makes you irresistible. At least, if you're Gisele Bündchen. The supermodel stars in this new three-minute ad for the brand, a sequel of sorts to Chanel's 2004 love…

October 16, 2014, 12:17 PM EDT

Ad of the Day: Every Time Taylor Swift Takes a Sip of Diet Coke, Kittens Magically Appear The ultimate cat lady

Just when you thought Taylor Swift couldn't get any more respect from millennials, here she is proving again that she lives in a reality only believable in a Disney movie. Swifties…

October 16, 2014, 11:27 AM EDT

Ad of the Day: Kirsten Dunst Is a Selfie Waiting to Happen in Short Film for Vs. Magazine Social, but not really

Kirsten Dunst stars in "Aspirational," filmmaker Matthew Frost's latest wry commentary on the nature of celebrity in the connected age. The two-and-a-half-minute clip, produced by Iconoclast for Vs. Magazine, finds Dunst…

September 26, 2014, 10:34 AM EDT

Joan Rivers Touts iPhone 6 From Beyond the Grave What an unusual Facebook marketing snafu

While many people are struggling to get their hands on an iPhone 6, it seems comedian Joan Rivers was able to posthumously acquire one of the desired devices. The funny…

September 19, 2014, 1:19 PM EDT

Ad of the Day: Gatorade's Epic Farewell to Derek Jeter Will Be Tough to Beat Surprising fans in the Bronx

Gatorade hits it out of the park with this epic 90-second salute to New York Yankees superstar Derek Jeter, breaking today. If the retiring Jeter is looking for a new career,…

September 18, 2014, 8:03 AM EDT

Ad of the Day: Dax Shepard and Kristen Bell Charmingly Do a Lot of Nothing for Samsung With the Galaxy Tab S, you'll never leave the house

Samsung serves up a giant helping of adorable in this ad with real-life couple Dax Shepard and Kristen Bell, who are seduced by the Galaxy Tab S into ditching their…

September 17, 2014, 9:03 AM EDT

What Makes for an Unforgettable Celebrity Ad? Share Your Thoughts at #AdweekChat Twitter chat begins at 2 p.m. ET Wednesday

In the not-too-distant past, Hollywood A-Listers had to sneak off overseas to make easy money in advertising. But today, the stigma is lifting, and celebrity endorsements are everywhere you look. Does…

September 2, 2014, 6:03 PM EDT

China Cracks Down on Laughable Celebrity Endorsements New law requires celebs to actually use the products they pitch

The U.S. market has a long tradition of celebrity spokespeople who endorse products they basically have nothing to do with. A classic example was in 1984, when soap opera actor…

September 2, 2014, 1:41 PM EDT

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