Skip to comments.Did Sarah Palin Use Newsweek for Product Placement? (Accused of crime for wearing gym clothing)
Posted on 07/11/2011 3:30:34 PM PDT by kristinn
Sarah Palin is no fan of the lamestream media except when shes using it to serve her ends. Is she using Newsweek to get free personal training? And, if so, is that entirely legal?
The former Alaska governor appears on the cover of the new issue of Newsweek wearing a gray sweatshirt with a logo on it reading Edge Fitness. Thats the name of a gym in Palins hometown of Wasilla. Edge Fitness was featured last November in an episode of her TLC show Sarah Palins Alaska, and it also received a plug on a Facebook page Palin apparently created under an alias and used for posting pseudonymous comments.
A Newsweek spokesman says Palin selected her own clothing for the photo shoot; there was no stylist present. It could be that Palin is simply such a big fan of Edges services, she cant resist proselytizing for them. But Palin is known for aggressive monetization of her personal brand and a taste for the material perquisites of Hollywood-style fame. It seems probable, therefore, that shes getting something for her enthusiastic endorsements perhaps free personal training? Ive emailed Palin, directly and via her SarahPAC, but havent heard back. I also havent heard back from Edge Fitness.
She has been known to seek payment from magazines in exchange for her participation in stories.
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I couldn’t read the article due to the large amounts of drool and froth on the link..
The horror. The horror.
What’s sad is a financial magazine talking about problems with earning potential.
Or is the magazine name now Comrade Forbes?
Did Palin get to choose the photo Newsweek used? I would bet there were several taken that did not show the logo - failing that, the logo could easily have been removed in Photoshop.
Why in the hell would that not be legal?
This is silly. Beyond silly.
Steve Forbes should fire that idiot!
Oh, please! Journalists are such losers!
She wore clothes. Probably didn’t even read the logo before putting them on.
There’s a reason why I don’t read Forbes anymore. This is a good example why.
The left is nuts. I’ve been really feeling a bit of pity for them of late. The best they can attack us on is the price of wine, gym suits, and errors on marriage pledges. They don’t even realize it isn’t working. People also don’t want the damn debt ceiling raised by a huge margin. Seems like the citizenry just doesn’t trust the Democrats for shit anymore. President Obama should get a big thank you. I can only hope he continues pushing trillion $ tax increases and new stimulus like the one that helped fuel the rise of the Tea Party. Obama is so out of touch I doubt he can take a piss without first sitting down.
If they were so concerned, they could have shopped it out. Geez.
Does jeff bercovici still have sex with little boys?
Hilarious, she wore something and she’s “been known for” marketing herself, so they wonder if she’s getting free training out of it!!!
First, I would hope she gets more than free training if she gets anything.
Second, Newsweek didn’t have to use her picture, did they now?
“Facebook page Palin apparently created under an alias and used for posting pseudonymous comments.”
If I’m not mistaken this is a bold faced lie. I seem to recall Sarah saying that she has only one Facebook account.
Not our call...If she goes to that place....so be it...If the owner doesn’t like it, she’ll write s letter.
Fascinating to write articles about what people wore when interviewed and then ask “is that entirely legal?”
I’d feel more comfortable with an article that can articulate a reason behind it’s main point, without using a question mark and asking me.
To answer the question, nothing illegal comes to mind.
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