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Brad Pitt for Chanel:

Charlize Theron for Dior:

What happened to Chanel? And what happened to Brad Pitt? This Chanel #5 ad (top) has to be the worst thing brad has ever done! He looks washed out, rumpled and defeated. Facial fuzz and stringy hair add to the lack of physical appeal. There’s nothing flattering or enticing or sexy about the ad. Compare it to the one that Charlize Theron did (with no expense spared) for Dior. Which scent would YOU buy?

Posted by Janet on October 15, 2012

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  1. By Christine India
    On October 15, 2012 at

    The once pretty boy is flat worn out. The beauty man-killer wears the pants in this arrangement. Between reports he is upset that she keeps losing weight, not to mention 6 spoiled screaming brats, making movies, world wide travel, it’s no wonder he looks beaten down. In fact, he hardly has time to take a shower or wash and groom his hair. “Live fast, love hard, die young” is the motto of some rich and famous.

  2. By Martina
    On October 15, 2012 at

    Unfortunately Janet, Barry Weiss wasn’t available

  3. By yoyo
    On October 15, 2012 at

    Perhaps he drank the stuff instead of having worn it, that would explain the doped out commercial. Maybe he’s more of a Hi-Karate type of guy?

  4. By Nina
    On October 15, 2012 at

    This ad is a complete cop out. Is he endorsing the product to raise money for charity? I actually thought he had a bit more integrity about him. Loser!

  5. By Strumpet's Trumpet
    On October 15, 2012 at

    he does look exhausted, low concept indeed. I loved those earlier Kidman, Vanessa Paradise, Ridley Scott versions, poetic, layered, sensual. This ad is pale in comparison. Bizarre really.

  6. By Bluejay
    On October 15, 2012 at

    Cheesy dialogue. Poor acting. It should end by Brad saying, “Take a pill.”

  7. By palermo
    On October 15, 2012 at

    Didn’t even bother to watch it, can’t stand him. He looks homeless

  8. By the beach club
    On October 15, 2012 at

    can’t help it, sorry.
    …..but this is called “American Humor”, folks!!

  9. By Becca
    On October 15, 2012 at

    1. I’ll bet anything that the money paid to Pitt was more than the production cost of the Theron ad.
    And that includes any licensing fees paid to all the dead celeb’s estates to use their images!

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  11. By charlotte
    On October 16, 2012 at

    Way to ruin a brand! I never want to purchase another Chanel Fragrance again.
    Brad Pitt looks like he stinks and can’t act his way out of a paper bag.
    Whoever thought up this ad campaign should be sacked a.s.a.p.

  12. By אינסטלטור
    On October 16, 2012 at

    Brad Pitt rocks!
    would buy Chanel #5 – only because of him.
    love ya brad :)

  13. By Shelby
    On October 16, 2012 at

    Brad looks good (not in this, however), but as soon as he opens his mouth, it’s all over for me. Can’t stand his voice. He can’t have done this ad because he needs the cash!

  14. By Meg
    On October 16, 2012 at

    Oh how the mighty have fallen

  15. By Diva
    On October 16, 2012 at

    What a joke. Brad is known for his body odor.
    Poor choice on Chanel’s part,the dialog is hilarious.

  16. By pusssykatt
    On October 16, 2012 at

    I find this Julia Roberts one for Lancome the worst. Can we say phoning it in?

  17. By Kitty
    On October 16, 2012 at

    Indy, you are so right. The only thing I can add to that is he’s known for not showering on a regular basis, anyway! He always looks dirty and smelly to me.

  18. By Diva
    On October 16, 2012 at

    No matter where you go, there you are
    — Dr. Seuss

    This is a perfume ad? really?

  19. By Sooz
    On October 16, 2012 at

    Cheesiest ad ever.

  20. By Halyard
    On October 16, 2012 at

    What on EARTH is this clown doing earning $ 7 Million for this very ordinary ad? He’s earning more than most Americans earn in their lifetime — for looking scruffy , memorizing about a hundred words, taking a day out of his ‘who gives a shit ‘ life …. this whole nonsense of ‘idol’ worship has gone completely out of hand. SEVEN MILLION? Oh, go fuck off!

  21. By Tagg
    On October 16, 2012 at

    Im one of the few gay men who has never found him appealing…just dont get it.

  22. By Bu
    On October 16, 2012 at

    It’s all about the money so he, Angie, the kids and a charity can have millions. I like the charity part, but I bet it’s a foundation where he is an officer…Pitt has jumped the shark!

  23. By barb
    On October 16, 2012 at

    He’s a good actor, so why is he so NOT good in this commercial? I don’t like it at all.

  24. By dark sided
    On October 17, 2012 at

    What a disgusting ad!Brad looks old and repulsive:(Worst Chanel ad-ever!

  25. By Noblecascade
    On October 17, 2012 at

    he would be better looking if he would cut his hair, he isn’t aging well.

  26. [...] others who, well…  ”What happened to Chanel? And what happened to Brad Pitt?” Janet Charlton wrote. “He looks washed out, rumpled and defeated. There’s nothing flattering or enticing or sexy [...]

  27. By 型別 トートバッグ 小
    On June 25, 2014 at

    型別 トートバッグ 小

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  28. By אמינות הובלות קטנות
    On November 28, 2015 at

    very happy to know ))


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