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“Whassup?” Romancing the Stone
It’s a small world after all. In Cannes, ad kiosks promoted actor Jim Carrey in Fous d’Irene, “un schizo-romance.” The hot romance of the ad festival, however, was with “Whassup?” and its creator, director and star, Charles Stone III. Making himself available to the press at the beach of the Majestic Hotel, he was like the sun, or Sharon Stone, with journalists and photographers straining, grasping, yelling, “Charles! Charles!”
There’s a good reason why Bud’s “Whassup?” swept the award ceremonies this year and has reached, via the Internet, European audiences.

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