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To think that Scarlett Johansson's Dolce and Gabbana advert is much more annoying than Asda's Christmas ad?

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gail734 Thu 06-Dec-12 16:18:19

"I like my lips ... for kissing." Duuuh.

SwedishEdith Thu 06-Dec-12 18:36:54

I was nodding in agreement to all of these comments until I read Chandon's "I also really really hate the guy who says on a French accent" I am not going to be the person I am expected to be any more!" how very deep not" No, no, no I would leave my dp for him in the high likely event of being asked to He is gorgeous

Rentergirl Thu 06-Dec-12 18:38:12

I hear you lighthouse.... she works that slutty angle. prefer blair, character and actress. can't remember their real names.

CindySherman Thu 06-Dec-12 18:48:49

It's awful. She sounds like she has a hot chip in her mouth.

GothAnneGeddes Thu 06-Dec-12 18:59:40

I did like the Audrey Tatou Chanel one. It was nonsense, but gorgeous nonsense.

JamieandtheMagiTorch Thu 06-Dec-12 19:14:48

Audrey Tatou one was beautiful. Although she looked painfully thin.

FoxyRevenger Thu 06-Dec-12 19:20:37

Slightly OT but have you seen the FCUK men's gift sets in Boots? They all have a sentence in big writing across the front...The man is feeling adventurous...The man flicks his belt. WTAF. Wank wankity wank.

noddyholder Thu 06-Dec-12 19:27:37

She looks like a wanton Margaret Thatcher

captainmummy Thu 06-Dec-12 19:32:53

I hate hate hate all perfume adverts. It's impossible to see a smell so they go completely stupid with the imagery.

And there's so many of them nowadays - every ad break has about 4 in.

(at least it's squeezed out the GoCompare adverts. one advantage...)

ifyouknowme Thu 06-Dec-12 21:06:45


But the D&G one with the guy in the car genuinely made me gawp at the screen. I even stopped stuffing chocolate into my gob when I saw that one grin

Frankelstein Thu 06-Dec-12 21:11:07

What about the felt like 10 minute long Chanel advert with Nicole Kidman and That-Bloke-From-Love-Actually? Yawn!

GetorfsaMotherfuckingMorrisMan Thu 06-Dec-12 21:23:30

I love Charlize Theron, but what the hell have they done to her as she looks like a psychopath in that advert.

I also like the one where she rips off all her clothes and stomps around and then says J'adooooooore in a hammer house of horror voice.

Where is my all time favourite 'wtf?' Advert this year - the one for Prada eau ambree perfume with all these strange girls sliding up and down walls. Oh and the 70s Gucci one with some daft bint looking lovingly at a bottle of perfume the size of a microwave.

Alisvolatpropiis Thu 06-Dec-12 21:32:20

rentergirl I love Audrey Hepburn but apparently she did have a fair few (married) co stars in her early acting years.

I don't get SJ. At all. Natalie Portman yes,SJ no.

MrsJingleBells74 Thu 06-Dec-12 22:03:16

I quite like the 'millionaire' one.

CindySherman Thu 06-Dec-12 22:06:40

I like the millionaire one too

JamieandtheMagiTorch Thu 06-Dec-12 22:10:08


Yes i mentioned that one upthread.

When she comes put in his jacket, spins unconvincingly and says " i'm a dancer. I love to dance"

Stoopid adverts

DyeInTheEar Fri 07-Dec-12 11:37:50

DH loves the Audrey Tatou's, erm, "outfits" so much he tried to secretly find me a jump suit like the one she wears at the end of ad though I'd look a shocker in it

He innocently went into Chanel to find out price and asked after "that outfit Audrey T wears in your advert - the trouser suit with the pasta straps"

meaning spaghetti straps. He came out empty handed, amazed at the prices, and said the Chanel shop assistants were not so nice.

wineandroses Fri 07-Dec-12 15:16:49

I've always thought that Scarlett Johansson looks like someone's just pulled a sink plunger off her face - her puffy nose and lips stick out too far. Never thought of her as particularly lovely. Which clearly I am (not a nasty witch at all).

NiniLegsInTheAir Fri 07-Dec-12 15:21:17

Compare the Scarlett Johansson in Lost in Translation to the Scarlett Johansson in that advert though. It's like she's a different person. sad

Beksybob Fri 07-Dec-12 15:55:47

The DKNY one with the apples. So, first she ruins someone's apple stall (what a cow) and then...the teeth! She could eat that apple through a tennis racket. How did she escape the orthodontist?!

GinSoakedMu1berryLush Sat 08-Dec-12 19:12:35

I still remember nicole kidman in dead calm, and at that point she really looked ordinary. Pretty yeah but very ordinary. Decades of having five times/100 times/1000/a million times as much money as every but else her age has made her beautiful. Which is interesting. Makes me wonder how much of beauty is just conforming to current grooming fashions and standards, and how much is the proportion of the features and bone structure.
sorry. went all deep there.

AniMac Tue 11-Dec-12 11:24:41

I found this thread purely because that D&G add pissed me off so much, I decided to see if I was the only one..and I can see i'm not! I'm not even sure why it grates. Could it be the hideous hair or the wanky, cringemaking words?? The bit that vexes me the most is when she says "oh, i'm not looking for a million things, just that one.." blah, blah, fucking blah! It angers me an irrational amount! Perfume ads in general are arty farty shite..although I did buy Flora by Gucci, purely because of the advert. blush Donna Summer, poppies, and a gorgeous dress..Sold!

KenLeeeeeeeInnaSantaHat Tue 11-Dec-12 11:31:13

All perfume adverts are twatty wankery of the highest order. And they all fail to tell me the one potentially useful bit of information - what the bastarding stuff smells like!

TheCraicDealer Tue 11-Dec-12 11:31:33

Why in the Chanel ads do the women always disappear on the fellas? If they're trying to sell a lifestyle, well I'm sorry, but I don't want to be flaky.

wildfig Tue 11-Dec-12 12:45:01

What's that hideous new Chloe one about? The one with the wheedly phone stalker? "You were so priddy yesterdaaaaaaay....' [cue woman rolling around kittenishly in bed, which is seemingly compulsory in these things]


ArtVandelay Tue 11-Dec-12 13:14:39

I thought it was meant to be funny, like SJ was making fun of herself or starlets in general. The Brad one is tragic - he looks old and he's waffling. I think he'd sell more in character as Tyler Durdon.

That Chanel / Nicole one was scandalously bad. She appeared to be drugged or hysterical, really not aspirational!

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