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12 Companies That Have Cut Ties With Paula Deen

12 Companies That Have Cut Ties With Paula Deen

Michael N. Todaro/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — It appears that there is little that remains of Paula Deen’s crumbling empire in wake of criticism surrounding the controversy in which the celebrity chef admitted to using racial slurs.
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Companies Cut Ties with Lance Armstrong After Livestrong Resignation

Companies Cut Ties with Lance Armstrong After Livestrong Resignation

Morne de Klerk/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Corporate sponsors are bailing on Lance Armstrong in droves after a report by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency showing evidence and testimony that Armstrong was involved in doping.On Wednesday, Armstrong announced he…

Snoop Dogg, Brad Pitt Endorse Four More Years of Obama

Snoop Dogg, Brad Pitt Endorse Four More Years of Obama

ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/GettyImages(NEW YORK) — Snoop Dogg may be changing his image from rapper to reggae artist, but he doesn’t want the White House to undergo that kind of identity change. If it was up to him, President Obama would have four more years…

Rand Paul to Campaign for Romney While Dad Won’t Endorse

Rand Paul to Campaign for Romney While Dad Won’t Endorse

United States Senate(TAMPA, Fla.) — Former GOP presidential candidate Rep. Ron Paul has declined to endorse Mitt Romney, but his son Sen. Rand Paul will soon hit the campaign trail to support the newly-minted Republican nominee.“We are hoping to…

Lance Armstrong’s Sponsors Say They’ll Stand By Him

Lance Armstrong’s Sponsors Say They’ll Stand By Him

Michael Stewart/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Lance Armstrong could lose millions in winnings and endorsements fees if he is stripped of his racing titles, but so far his major sponsors say they have no intention of dropping Armstrong, largely because of h…

Missy Franklin Will Put Off Endorsement Fortunes to Swim in College

Missy Franklin Will Put Off Endorsement Fortunes to Swim in College

Clive Rose/Getty Images(LONDON) — If the experience of past Olympians is any guide, gold-medalist swimmer Missy Franklin could be swimming in money after she heads home to Colorado from the London games.But the teenager has defied conventions in nearl…

NBA Top Draft Pick Anthony Davis Trademarks His Unibrow

NBA Top Draft Pick Anthony Davis Trademarks His Unibrow

Chris Graythen/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Since he began his freshman year at the University of Kentucky, teammates exhorted basketball star Anthony Davis to shave his unibrow. They failed. A year later, as the expected top pick in this week’s NBA draft…

Sorry Jessica Simpson, Celeb Endorsements Don’t Pay Off

Sorry Jessica Simpson, Celeb Endorsements Don’t Pay Off

ABC/Randy Holmes(NEW YORK) — Companies pay celebrities big money to endorse their products, but the negative perceptions about a celebrity linked to a product are more likely to transfer than the positive perceptions, according to a new University of …

Santorum Gives Tepid Backing of Romney

Santorum Gives Tepid Backing of Romney

PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Rick Santorum isn’t exactly brimming with enthusiasm about the man he is supposed to be supporting for the presidency.When asked on CNN if he now “trusts” Mitt Romney after railing agains…

Yo-Yo Dieting Means Big PayDays for Celebs

Yo-Yo Dieting Means Big PayDays for Celebs

Donna Ward/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — When legendary beauty Elizabeth Taylor packed on the pounds, she found herself the butt of late-night jokes…but today, she might find herself making millions off endorsements. As the success of celebrities like Va…

Sarah Palin: ‘I’d Vote for Newt’

Sarah Palin: ‘I’d Vote for Newt’

Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Just one week after her husband Todd Palin “went rogue” and endorsed Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich, former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin said Tuesday night she would vo…

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