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#1 PLARK

Posted 21 December 2012 - 05:23 PM

ok, I admit I don't have a TV so I clearly don't keep up with stuff shown on the telly, compounded by the fact that I'm overseas so therefore I am very sheltered  tongue.gif

BUT..... I kept seeing articles relating to the Chanel ad with Brad Pitt and curiosity finally got the better of me so I viewed the video.....

and nearly wet myself laughing  laugh.gif I cannot believe how pretentious he is in that ad.  I just thought he looked and sounded really, REALLY stoopid.  If I was him, I would have shot the script writer!

probably doesn't help that I've never found him remotely attractive etc

*disclaimer* I don't follow the celeb stuff so I really don't care about him, his lifestyle choices etc.  Just found how he portrayed himself to be really pretentious, I really did

now off to do some real work.... isn't there a thread that I'm due to kill?

#2 Chicky whicky

Posted 21 December 2012 - 05:25 PM

Well that is how you know Mother's Day and Christmas is coming up. All the stupid, nonsensical perfume ads com out

#3 Super Cat

Posted 21 December 2012 - 05:30 PM

QUOTE (Chicky whicky @ 21/12/2012, 06:25 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Well that is how you know Mother's Day and Christmas is coming up. All the stupid, nonsensical perfume ads com out


Yes, it's....inevitable.

#4 Swahili

Posted 21 December 2012 - 05:34 PM

It really is a ridiculous ad, I agree.

#5 Frau Farbissina

Posted 21 December 2012 - 05:35 PM

ugh have to agree with you there. He needs some acting lessons

#6 sophiasmum

Posted 21 December 2012 - 06:52 PM

OP you are not the only one who has complained to me lately about the Brad Pitt Chanel ad, it appears quite a few of my friends find him strange/creepy/unsexy/idiotic.

For me the stoopidest ad at the moment is that Pepsi Next ad where the baby is doing tricks in the background while the parents (American  rolleyes.gif ) are too busy saying the drink is the best thing they've ever seen. Not only is it a dumb ad, but it irks me that we are showing an American ad on our Australian tv, why is this even necessary.

#7 HeroOfCanton

Posted 21 December 2012 - 07:02 PM

Boost juice just emailed me one to tell them if I had seen it on TV yet... it was odd - and possibly a sexual harassment case waiting to happen...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pi3leEf5Xls
Squeeze what you love?

#8 Lady Garden

Posted 21 December 2012 - 07:07 PM

I love it, and I was never even a Brad fan.

I actually really like the idea of an ad appealing to a woman's dreams, instead of her insecurities.

#9 SlinkyMalinki

Posted 21 December 2012 - 07:13 PM

Chanel No 5 is my signature scent, but that ad makes me giggle.

I actually really like the current Dior ad, I've stopped and watched it every time it's come on.

The one with Alexander Skarsguard (sp?) is HOT.




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