UK-based hair care company GHD signed Katy Perry as a spokesperson in 2011, but dropped her after their market research showed she was losing popularity in Europe. The pop star is now in a legal battle with the company, which she claims continued to use her image without permission.
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Everyone from Jessica Simpson to Diddy has endorsed Proactiv. In 2005, Britney Spears even shot an infomercial for the skin care brand, but the ad never aired. It’s rumored the brand no longer wanted to be associated with the singer, who often showed up in the tabloids with broken out skin.
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In 2005 Kate Moss lost her endorsements with H&M, Chanel and Burberry after a photograph of her snorting cocaine came to light. Today, the supermodel is back in good graces with several brands, including Kérastase, Rimmel and Mango. We just hope she can stay off the booger sugar.
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After a couple of rehab stints and movie flops, Lindsay Lohan was dropped from Jill Stuart in 2008. The clothing line then replaced the troubled actress with Hillary Swank.
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Jessica most recently complicated matters when she got pregnant during her Weight Watchers campaign. Although the company didn’t drop her, they did have to alter commercials to feature her big news. She did, however, face trouble in 2006 when the Tarrant Apparel Group (who owns JS by Jessica Simpson) sued the star for not wearing their clothing lines in public.
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In 2004 it came out that Mary-Kate Olsen was struggling with anorexia and had to enter treatment. Unfortunately, it was around the same time that her “Got milk?” ad with sister Ashley was running. The Milk Processor Education Program quickly pulled the ads due to “sensitivity to their current situation.”
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Perhaps Nivea should have taken their time before bringing Rihanna in as the face of their skin care line. As Rihanna became more and more known for her sexy and edgy reputation, the new head of Beiersdorf (Nivea’s parent company), nixed the singer from their campaign. He said, “The advert starring Rihanna was a no go. I do not understand how Nivea can be brought into association with Rihanna…Nivea is a company which stands for trust, family and reliability.” Ouch.
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