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Naomi Campbell vs. Cadbury (Being compare to a candy bar!)
OMG! ^ | May 31, 2011 | Claudine Zap, Yahoo! Buzz Log

Posted on 05/31/2011 5:11:06 PM PDT by greatdefender

A new ad for Cadbury chocolate is leaving a bitter taste with Naomi Campbell. The supermodel is looking at "every option available," including legal action, in response to a promotion that compares the celebrity to a Dairy Milk Bliss bar.

The ad reads, "Move over Naomi, there's a new diva in town," and shows the candy bar nestled in diamonds. The campaign ran in supermarkets and newspapers in the U.K.

Campbell told the U.K. newspaper the Independent, "I am shocked. It's upsetting to be described as chocolate, not just for me, but for all black women and black people. I do not find any humor in this. It is insulting and hurtful."

The star, who has been the center of controversies in the past (forced community service for hurling a cellphone at her maid comes to mind), is this time being backed by the British organization Operation Black Vote. The group called on the U.S. company Kraft, which owns Cadbury, to apologize and is considering a boycott of the company's products. Worse, Naomi's mom is mad.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Food; Society
KEYWORDS: chocolate; noamicampbell; phonebeating; race

1 posted on 05/31/2011 5:11:08 PM PDT by greatdefender
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To: greatdefender

When I think of chocolate, I do not think of the color. I think about how yummy it is...


2 posted on 05/31/2011 5:15:42 PM PDT by nolongerademocrat ("Before you ask G-d for something, first thank G-d for what you already have." B'rachot 30b)
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To: greatdefender

“It’s upsetting to be described as chocolate, not just for me, but for all black women and black people.”

Uh...paging Ray Nagin!


3 posted on 05/31/2011 5:16:09 PM PDT by mikey_hates_everything
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To: greatdefender

Suing? Really, Naomi? And how’s that lawsuit going against the mayor of New Orleans?


4 posted on 05/31/2011 5:17:18 PM PDT by FrdmLvr (Death to tyrants)
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To: greatdefender
Oh SHUT UP! (not you, but Naomi).

Thin skinned.

Which racial group's modern-day cultural representatives repeatedly refer to their own race as "n*****z" in lyrics? Who refers to New Orleans as "Chocolate City"? Come on. Sheesh. Grow up, supermodel.

5 posted on 05/31/2011 5:17:28 PM PDT by AmericanInTokyo (GOP 2012: A "Coronation?!" Man, you've got another think coming. This prized thing will be *EARNED*.)
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To: greatdefender

I get offended whenever I’m compared to a Zero bar.


6 posted on 05/31/2011 5:18:04 PM PDT by constitutiongirl (Forgive me, a sinner.)
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To: greatdefender
Would Barbara Streisand be insulted if Cadbury said "Move over Barbara, There's a new Diva in town" over a piece of white chocolate ?”

Naomi must need a little publicity

7 posted on 05/31/2011 5:18:12 PM PDT by Popman (Obama. First Marxist to turn a five year Marxist plan into a 4 year administration.)
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To: mikey_hates_everything
Dont stop paging now...lol...U got at least a third of every phone book in America to call yet...Hope u get a response..instead of a bill...........
8 posted on 05/31/2011 5:19:45 PM PDT by M-cubed
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To: greatdefender

Naomi must have been truly outraged when Mayor Nagin of New Orleans referred to the place as a “chocolate city”. That was definitely racist of him, no?


9 posted on 05/31/2011 5:20:00 PM PDT by William Tell
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To: greatdefender

About as absurd as if she sued Campbell’s soup for infringement of her ‘brand’.


10 posted on 05/31/2011 5:34:06 PM PDT by supremedoctrine (BURMA SHAVE! (sorry you missed the previous four taglines))
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To: greatdefender

Bliss is good stuff.


11 posted on 05/31/2011 5:38:06 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Obama said OBL is dead I didn't believe it. Al Qaeda says he's dead and now I do!)
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To: greatdefender

Sounds like she just proved their point.


12 posted on 05/31/2011 5:42:11 PM PDT by thecabal (The Sanction of the Victim)
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To: greatdefender

Campbell needs to back off from antagonizing a powerful industry giant like Cadbury. She makes them too mad, they just might snatch her bald headed! ;-)


13 posted on 05/31/2011 5:55:16 PM PDT by kaylar (It's MARTIAL law. Not marshal(l) or marital! This has been a spelling PSA. PS Secede not succeed)
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To: kaylar

I’d compare her to a different brown substance.


14 posted on 05/31/2011 5:59:23 PM PDT by Macrinus
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To: kaylar
‘... snatch her bald headed.” Um, is that the candy with the milk chocolate shell and the white chocolate and nuts center? ... No wait, that's Chunky ... or one of the Hershey creations. Naomi has gotten a rep as being a bit mean-spirited. What a shame to have such thinly applied pulchritude and so little inward.
15 posted on 05/31/2011 6:00:41 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Some, believing they can't be deceived, it's nigh impossible to convince them when they're deceived.)
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To: MHGinTN; Macrinus
I was making an oblique ( and probably tasteless and tacky) reference to the long standing rumor that Naomi Campbell is balding or perhaps already completely bald.Because of the numerous reported incidents of her behaving aggressively and even violently to "underlings", I can't say I have much pity for her if the rumors are true-though that's probably the worst fate that can befall a super model.

Besides, I really like cadbury bars (esp. their raisin and almond milk chocoalte bar) so I am rooting for them.

16 posted on 05/31/2011 6:05:46 PM PDT by kaylar (It's MARTIAL law. Not marshal(l) or marital! This has been a spelling PSA. PS Secede not succeed)
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To: kaylar

I’m a chocaholic. Cadbury is like a fine wine to one like me. I keep a box of Reece’s Fast Break and a box Snicker’s Squares in the pantry. I have recipes that feature chocolate in many venues. ... Have you ever dipped Sugar Snap Peas in milk chocolate? clip the ends, flash boil the pods, then cool with ice and dip them in melted milk chocolate. Tricks works with lots of things, even a pretty woman ... just don’t boil her before dipping.


17 posted on 05/31/2011 6:13:29 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Some, believing they can't be deceived, it's nigh impossible to convince them when they're deceived.)
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To: greatdefender

Naomi may smack them around with a phone or boot.


18 posted on 05/31/2011 6:15:35 PM PDT by King Moonracer (Bad lighting and cheap fabric, that's how you sell clothing.....)
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To: MHGinTN

Fast Breaks are pretty decent...I miss Bar Nones and Alpine Whites . :-( Remember those? Seems like every candy bar I’ve ever really liked winds up being discontinued -I am the Grim Reaper of confections. Right now my favorite is the Lindt white chocolate truffle, so be warned and stock up, if you like them too.


19 posted on 05/31/2011 6:18:15 PM PDT by kaylar (It's MARTIAL law. Not marshal(l) or marital! This has been a spelling PSA. PS Secede not succeed)
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To: kaylar

You have no doubt heard of Junior Mints. Did you know they also make a Junior Caramels? ... Yeah, they are that good ... caramel surrounded by a ball of milk chocolate. But they are not as ‘sticky’ as the one sold in movie theaters (Milk Duds). The caramel is infused with a fiber agent so it doesn’t get stuck in your teeth. Sadly, apparently we Americans like picking caramel from between our teeth!


20 posted on 05/31/2011 6:26:07 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Some, believing they can't be deceived, it's nigh impossible to convince them when they're deceived.)
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To: MHGinTN

Junior caramels? Sounds good-Cadbury’s caramello was a good inexpensive caramel filled bar-I had forgotten about that bar till just now, and it used to be one of my favorites.


21 posted on 05/31/2011 6:36:26 PM PDT by kaylar (It's MARTIAL law. Not marshal(l) or marital! This has been a spelling PSA. PS Secede not succeed)
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To: greatdefender

So she’s assuming the ad is about her? A little self-centered, I’d say.


22 posted on 05/31/2011 7:21:04 PM PDT by ViLaLuz (2 Chronicles 7:14)
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To: nolongerademocrat

I have to say I was actually surprised when, upon reading the article, I found out that Naomi’s beef (can I say that?) with the ad was that it compared her to chocolate, like the color or . . . something.

That honestly never occurred to me.

I thought she was mad because they used her name in something as non-super-model-ish as a candy bar commercial.

Please, lady. Get over yourself.


23 posted on 05/31/2011 8:09:59 PM PDT by fightinJAG (I am sick of people adding their comments to titles in the title box. Thank you.)
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To: greatdefender

Okay, I’m looking at this ad and first of all, I don’t think “Wow, it’s about Naomi Campbell.”

Then, if I do think “Naomi Campbell,” I think, “this is a poke at her over her ridiculous recent diamond scandal.”

That is all.

I don’t even think chocolate, the food, much less chocolate the whatever-Naomi-was-mad about kind.


24 posted on 05/31/2011 8:11:50 PM PDT by fightinJAG (I am sick of people adding their comments to titles in the title box. Thank you.)
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To: Popman
Besides, this ad is about Naomi's "blood diamond" scandal," not chocolate.

It's all about making fun of Naomi's diva-ness regarding the diamonds.

That is all.

25 posted on 05/31/2011 8:14:41 PM PDT by fightinJAG (I am sick of people adding their comments to titles in the title box. Thank you.)
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To: greatdefender
Worse, Naomi's mom is mad.

Naomi is a little crazy too.

26 posted on 05/31/2011 8:28:35 PM PDT by Oztrich Boy (Monarchy is the one system of government where power is exercised for the good of all - Aristotle)
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To: greatdefender

Oh, noooooooooo!

Someone thinks she’s delicious, and she doesn’t like it.

Things are light years beyond too prissy/sensitive these days.


27 posted on 05/31/2011 10:23:10 PM PDT by Jack Hammer
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