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Friday, July 22, 2011

The 10 Most Unforgettably Ridiculous Products Shilled by Musicians

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Ludacris for Magnum condoms

Charming, eh?
  • Charming, eh?

This was the first time Magnum has gone the spokesman route, and the company went with basic logic: If you're going to take condom advice from someone, it should probably be the guy who's getting it on in more than two dozen area codes.

Mary J. Blige for NASA

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As part of the government's 2010 STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) initiative to get more girls interested in science careers, NASA partnered with good old Mary J. to attract the young'uns. While it's tempting to say the marketing department seems a bit out of touch with what the tweens are listening to these days, it's also possible that they tried but simply could not say "Miley Cyrus for NASA" without crying.

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