Inventor Mangano on the Jennifer Lawrence-Led Biopic on the Movie ‘Joy’

Lawrence ferociously inhabited fictional Katniss Everdeen in “The Hunger Games“, she doesn’t seem to relate to real-life Joy Mangano, tenaciously grappling with one obstacle after another, determined to achieve her version of the American Dream. She has a fire, though, and when combined with her acting talent even our knowledge of her youth falls before …

James LeBron is Nike Pitchman for Life

After 12 years together, Nike and LeBron James have chose to take their relationship to the next level. It’s just been confirmed that the Cleveland Cavaliers forward is signing a lifetime deal with Nike, marking the first time the brand has ever announced a lifetime partnership since it was established 44 years ago. The “lifetime …

Coffee Pitchman George Clooney’s Next Move

He’s Nespresso’s new U.S. brand ambassador and it’s his first ad campaign in the States. A-lister. Oscar winner. Husband. Rescue dog owner. Coffee pitchman. Yep, there’s a new-ish line on George Clooney’s resume. He’s the latest face of Nespresso, a brand that he’s promoted abroad for a nearly a decade, but now, he’s bringing it …

Buyers Get Approval from Judge for Refunds Of Kevin Trudeau’s Diet Book

The Federal Trade Commission plans to start refunding customers duped into buying fraudster Kevin Trudeau’s diet book “as soon as possible” after a judge gave final approval to the plan, its lawyer said. Calling it the “fairest way we can do this,” U.S. District Judge Robert Gettleman gave his blessing Wednesday to the FTC’s proposal …

5 More Ad Pitchmen Besides Jared Who Fell Out of Favor

The face of ‘Subway’ isn’t the first to lose his employers’ support It’s been 15 years since Indiana native Jared Fogle lost 200 pounds by way of 6-inch Subway turkey subs, launching his fame as the face of the salad-and-sandwich franchise. But on Tuesday, Subway suspended its relationship with Fogle faster than you can say …

Subway Suspends Relationship with Pitchman Jared Fogle

Fogle, well known from his appearances on Subway television commercials, was seen for a time outside his home in Zionsville, a suburb northwest of Indianapolis, as law enforcement agents removed electronics from the house, Authorities searched the Indiana home of Subway sandwich chain pitchman Jared Fogle on Tuesday, about two months after the executive director …

New Ronco Product the Ready Grill | Infusuion Brands

“This is the first new cooking system since the microwave,” he said, with true pitchman swagger. The Ronco Ready Grill is a vertical indoor electric grill with a removable nonstick, dishwasher-safe basket that holds meat, vegetables and other commonly grilled foods. Similar to a toaster, the grill roasts food between infrared heat shields. Fat and …

Prison Doesn’t Keep Pitchman Off TV

Churchman sat up and watched in disbelief as Kevin Trudeau, the dapper, effusive pitchman who had just been sentenced in Chicago to 10 years in prison for lying in an infomercial about his weight-loss book, held up a different book called “Free Money ‘They’ Don’t Want You to Know About.”   Kevin Trudeau Books

Trudeau’s California Estate for Sale Still in Jail

Buyers lining up at Trudeau’s 3,961-square-foot (368-square-metre) home in Ojai will be given tickets designating their place in line for the three-day sale, according to the organizer’s website. Trudeau has been jailed in Chicago since November for civil contempt of court and is awaiting a March sentencing for his criminal contempt conviction, according to prison …