Wednesday, March 29, 2006

Finding the world's ugliest celebrity endorser

A friend and regular reader suggested, after seeing Duke basketball Coach Mike Krzyzewski shilling for Chevy, that he is the world's ugliest celebrity endorser. The gauntlet thrown, I picked it up and tried it on for size.

(I should say here that for the purposes of this debate, I am only considering folks who were famous before they did their ads.)

Coach K. is a little rough around the edges, but I would offer that Dick Vitale is uglier in his DiGiorno's pizza ads. Let's not forget William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy for PriceLine. They're both pretty ugly.

And what about Diana Taurasi in that coffee ad, and showboat Lindsey Jacobellis for Dunkin' Donuts?

The prize, however, must go to the Postmaster General, Wilford Brimley, who gets his diabetes supplies from Liberty Medical, and wants you to as well.

Your thoughts?



Anonymous Kevin said...

Or simply the ugliest celebrity. A Google Image search reveals this nugget

March 29, 2006  
Anonymous wickedlocal girl said...

um, so I couldn't resist a comment on your blog, dshaw. i also did a google search on "ugly celebrity" and found the best website ever: please feast your eyes on the "oops, i messed up my face" section (in the right rail) and click on the "dude looks like a ladyboy" link to see plasticine steven tyler in all his glory. scary stuff, man.

March 29, 2006  
Anonymous Mrs. N-B said...

What about Paris Hilton in her Carl's Jr. ad? Not only is she ugly (focus on the face) but she's a walking STD. And that's just not attractive.

March 29, 2006  
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