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What’s in a name? George Clooney

21 July 2010 3 Comments
Doctored photo of Vanja Gaffi with Mr. Clooney. www.thegossipers.com

Imagine someone used your image to help launch a clothing line!!!  Well that is exactly what happened to George Clooney in Italy.  It all started when George Clooney found photographs of himself wearing a Rolex. How absurd is that you may ask???? Well, Clooney is the spokesperson for Omega Watches so that would never happen.  Next, he found fake pictures of himself with people that he never met!

Doctored pictures of celebrities is nothing new right? I mean we see them in the tabloids all the time… BUT when you base a clothing collection on such a “fabrication” then don’t you think Mr. Clooney will have a problem with it. Vanja Goffi took pictures of herself and doctored George Clooney’s face to make it look like she had his permission to build the clothing line.  Goffi was partnered with Francesco Galdelli and Vincenzo Cannalire and planned to launch a George Clooney Fashion Line.

Rightfully alleging fraud George Clooney was deposed and testified that he had never met Goffi, Galdelli or Cannalire. For 90 minutes he was on the stand after which the Judge said that his time on stand was as long as a movie. lol!

What Fame Appeal thinks: I hate the fact new clothing companies depend on celebrities for promotion. Sounds kinda childish to me. Reminds me of 4th Grade when kids would roll up their FUBU jeans pant leg to be like LL Cool J. (okay bad example but I am sure you can see where I am going with this.)

Well I did a tademark search on George Clooney and he was not able to register his name, however JWOWW from the Jersey Shore has according to TMZ!!! So isn’t it funny how some way or another I find some way to keep my Jersey Pride in these Fame Appeal articles. lol!!!

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3 Comments »

  • carisha said:

    lol love this post..you just took it back far about the ll cool j scenario.:)

  • Fame Appeal: Fashion & Entertainment Blog (author) said:

    aww thanks for looking out. i’ll be opening up my runwayink blog too dont you worry

  • Magog said:

    can’t believe people were fooled by that…looks like someone printed out a cutout of clooney’s face and taped it on their own just for the pic

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