Restrospective: Bad Celebrity Ads


Slashfood rounds up the weirdest celebrity food commercials, including the famously botched frozen pea voice-over by Orson Welles and a cringe-worthy Pringles ad starring a young, shirtless Brad Pitt. As a rule of thumb, the best in celebrity ad weirdness can be found in those commercials filmed abroad — especially in Japan — as is evidenced by this odd spot for soda, which has Michael J. Fox wielding hedge clippers and grimacing like an anime character.

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on September 15, 2009

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