After complaints from nine people, an advert for Paddy Power that urged punters to “always bet on black” before the Floyd Mayweather fight with Conor McGregor has been banned by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), who said it was likely to cause “serious offence”. Paddy Power claimed the ad was not intended to cause offence on the grounds of race.
McGregor appears in a Beats By Dre ad. The video draws from Conor McGregor’s days as a young kid in Crumlin, Ireland, while also showing the impact he’s had on the people of his motherland. It centers around the buzz of a Prizefighter of the neighborhood kids, Liam.
The world is a noisy place. Whether you’re chasing boxing history or the thing that matters most to you, it’s important to block out the distractions and remember how you got here.
McGregor posts himself appearing in an ad for HiSmile toothpastes.
Toothpaste delivered straight to your door. That’s what the ‘Champ Champ’ deserves.
— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) August 21, 2017
In an ad for Iron Fist, ESPN’s Sportscenter’s Verrett challenges McGregor to a fight:
Conor McGregor. You and me. It’s go time!
The advice I’d give Stan is: to run
In the second ad for Iron First, McGregor calls off the fight, when he sees Verrett’s superpower.
In the third ad in the Iron First series, McGregor and Verrett trash talk each other. Verrett:
My official prediction: pain.
I’m going to break the guy’s face, and that’s it!
McGregor appears in the fourth ad for Pegasus World Cup Invitational with Lovitz once again appearing as his trainer.
Conor McGregor doesn’t need a horse!
McGregor appears in the third ad for the Pegasus World Cup Invitational. When Lovitz, his trainer, gives him a garish riding jacket , McGregor says he’d rather ride naked.
I wanna ride bareback. Stark bollock naked!
McGregor appears in a second ad for Pegasus World Cup Invitational, with Lovitz playing his trainer. In this skit Lobitz introduces an online sweepstakes contest where contestants can win $1 million:
McG: I shite a million bucks every morning!
JL: That must be painful.
McGregor announces he will be kicking off a career as a horse racing jockey, and competing for a prize of $12 million at the Pegasus World Cup. Lovitz will be his trainer. McGregor:
Alexander wept when he had no more worlds to conquer, That’s exactly how I feel. Today, I would like to announce to the world that I will become the pound-for-pound number one jockey on the planet with the help of my new trainer.
— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) January 4, 2017
McGregor appears, as one of many sportspeople, in an ad for Beats headphones.
McGregor features in a behind the scenes look at the making of the Syntha-6 Edge® Obsession commercial.
UFC releases the second trailer, titled Anytime. Any Weight. Anywhere. for the UFC 202 fight between McGregor and Diaz.
Rousey and McGregor square off at the start of a Bud Light ad teaser, called Earn The Title. The ad teases another commercial to be released on June 30, where two teams of three fighters apiece challenge for some kind of title. Velasquez, Johnson, and Dodson also appear, hitting a variety of inanimate objects.
Milestone releases the Monza Rally trailer for Valentino Rossi: The Game. Rally mode will allow players to race as a VR46 Academy Rider, a custom rider or as Rossi himself. Nine stages include: Autodrome 1, Monza 1 and 2, Ascari 1 and 2, Grand Prix 1 and 2, the Maxi Grand Prix and the Monza Masters’ Show.
Milestone releases a trailer for Valentino Rossi – The Game. The Misano trailer shows off a range of game modes available on the Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli track. Designer:
Misano represents the Italian Speed Temple and the Hometown of Valentino Rossi. Since the beginning of his career Valentino Rossi trained himself on all these disciplines like Flat Track, R1M, Drift, Rally and MotoGP to became the champion.
On the 13th anniversary of Sheene’s death, Sheene Movie releases a clip of Rossi dedicating his Australian GP win in 2003 to Sheene.
Mercedes releases a video showing Hamilton’s seat and driving position.
It’s moulded to my body, so there’s no room for movement.
McGregor appears in an ad for Budweiser Ireland’s Dream Big campaign.
Never give up on your dream, Be your own inspiration. A beacon of self-belief. Keep proving others wrong. If your dream doesn’t scare you, it’s not big enough, So dream as big as you dare.
EA Sports releases Finish The Fight, a trailer for UFC 2. The ad shows McGregor, Rousey and Tyson counting down the time of their fastest knockouts.
Repsol releases a video where Márquez and Pedrosa appear with Malikian.
The sum of talents makes us greater.
Rossi appears in a Yamaha Aerox 125 LC commercial for the Indonesian and other South-Eastern Asian markets.
It’s all about the man behind the bike.
In a new advertisement for Weight Watchers, Winfrey says:
Inside every overweight woman is a woman she knows she can be. Many times you’ll look in the mirror, and you won’t even recognize your own self because you got lost, buried in the weight that you carry.
Trump releases four radio ads for Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina, In one, called Produce, he says that the Paris attacks show that “America needs to get tough on radical Islamic terrorism.”
I will stop illegal immigration. We’ll build a wall on the southern border and yes, I will also quickly and decisively bomb the hell out of ISIS….We will not have to listen to the politicians who are losing the war on terrorism.
Another ad talks about campaign financing:
I’m not taking special interest money, and I’ve called on other candidates to disavow their super PACs but none of them have done it, which means they’ll be puppets for lobbyists, donors and special interests.
Carson’s campaign releases a rap radio ad, called Freedom, that will run in African-American populations in Miami, Atlanta, Birmingham, Jackson, Memphis, Little Rock, Houston and Detroit. In the ad, a rap by Aspiring Mogul is overlaid with clips of Carson speaking, as the music urges listeners to “vote, vote.” The campaign is spending $150,000 on the promotion.
I’m very hopeful that I’m not the only one who’s willing to pick up the baton of freedom, because freedom is not free and we must fight for it every day. Every one of us must fight for it because we’re fighting for our children and the next generation.
Twitter runs its first TV ad during live coverage of baseball’s season-ending World Series. The ad promotes Moments.
Adele previews a song from 25 in a 30-second commercial break during the UK’s X Factor.
Beckham and Hart appear in a long-form ad for H&M. Hart follows Beckham for a week in an attempt to get to know him so he can play him in I, Beckham, the movie. Beckham:
Kevin Hart is one of the funniest, smartest guys around. I love to do the unexpected for my H&M campaigns. I hope everyone enjoys watching it as much as I did making it…It’s always an interesting experience to see someone else’s view of how you are. I guess I’m not aware of having a particular pose or look, I’m just being myself. So it’s funny to see that my actions and the way I move are also part of my character. I’ve always thought it was important to not take yourself too seriously, and this campaign is the perfect chance to show why.
He told me not to screw it up and he wished I was taller. [Playing him was] very easy…the thing that David and I have in common is sexiness. It comes naturally to me.
Priorities USA, which supports Clinton, releases a 30-second ad, subtitled in Spanish, titled This Is the Republican Party, in Colorado, Florida and Nevada. The ad opens with Trump’s announcement speech. The video then cuts to audio of Bush using the term “anchor babies,” and Walker comments on ending birthright citizenship.
Bush’s Super Pac, Right to Rise USA, releases a flyer with what appears to be one white hand and one black hand. Donald Trump tweets:
Jeb Bush has a photoshopped photo for an ad which gives him a black left hand and much different looking body. Jeb just can’t get it right!
Trump releases an anti-Jeb Bush video quoting his mother, Barbara, in 2013 responding to a question from NBC asking whether she would like to see her son run for president.
No. I really don’t. I think its a great country. There are a lot of great families. There are other people out there that are very qualified, and we’ve had enough Bushes.
More recently Barbara Bush has said she supports her son’s bid.
Merkel is the target of a same-sex marriage advertisement by Straight Magazine that features a look-alike being kissed by a young woman. Spokesperson for the magazine:
In order to generate attention you need to provoke. We have not received a direct response to our advert from Mrs. Merkel, but we hope that she will change her stance on gay marriages.
— STRAIGHT magazine (@STRAIGHT) July 16, 2015
Pejic appears in Make Up For Ever advertising video, the first transgender model to be featured in a major cosmetics campaign.
It’s a dream to have a cosmetics contract as my first major campaign as a female model, and that it is with Make Up For Ever, a brand that stands for helping people feel confident in expressing themselves, is beyond words.
The band create an ad titled Move with the Markets, for z.com’s forex, commodities and indices trading mobile apps.. The video shows scenes in Japan and London, including a walk across the famous Abbey Road crosswalk.
Cumberbatch is chosen by poll over David Tennant, Idris Elba, Sean Bean and Damian Lewis to be made into life-size chocolate statue. A team of eight sculptors worked on the piece, which contains the equivalent of 500 bars of chocolate. Sculptor:
The striking thing about Benedict is that he’s got quite a thin face but he’s got a large head. So trying to get that look right is quite tricky.
London Fog releases its spring ad campaign featuring Harris – just days before the actor will make his debut at the Oscars to host for the first time.
In one of the newly released images, Harris wears a monochromatic gray suit and tie while resting a patterned umbrella on his shoulder. This is Harris’s second campaign for the iconic label.
Anheuser-Busch pulls its Bud Light commercials featuring Sapp. Anheuser-Busch rep:
Warren Sapp appeared in one of our television commercials last fall, but he is not currently being featured in any of our advertising.
Graham is the first plus-size model to appear in an ad in the Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition. Graham appears in an ad for the swimsuitsforall campaign, #CurvesinBikinis.
I know my curves are sexy and I want everyone else to know that theirs are too. There is no reason to hide and every reason to flaunt.
Kardashian and West appear in an ad campaign for Balmain’s Spring 2015 collection. Their photos are shot by Mario Sorrenti.
Wallis is the face of Armani Junior’s Spring/Summer 2015 campaign.
Dunn and Campbell are part of Burberry’s SS15 campaign. The photos are shot by Mario Testino.
Bobbi Brown chooses Upton as the newest face of Bobbi Brown Cosmetics, replacing Katie Holmes as their celebrity spokesperson.
Besides being strong and confident, she is really smart. She knows exactly who she is and who her brand is. She told me she called her mom and her sister right away when she found out about [becoming the face of the brand]. She was so excited about doing it! That’s what I love about Kate: She’s a real girl.
Cuban stars in a commercial advertising a new AT&T service called U-verse, which allows one to watch live TV on almost any device, almost anywhere in one’s home.
Cuban stars in a television commercial advertising Skechers’ line of roomier and more comfortable shoes for men.
In any new business I enter, whether it’s sports or another venture, the key is to always stay relaxed and keep your cool – and these Relaxed Fit shoes are exactly what I need. They feel and look incredible.
Upton and Dogg appear in an advertisement music video for Hot Pockets, a parody of the song Just a Friend by Biz Markie.
Minaj releases official TV commercial for her Pink Friday fragrance.
It was fun to work with Tony Scott. You know, we’re all saddened by the fact that he’s passed away. It was an amazing director, an amazing cast and a unique experience.
Jones is part of an ad campaign for Dolce&Gabbana’s Khol collection.
Representing Dolce&Gabbana’s Khol Collection was a real thrill. Getting to work with such talented photographers as Mert and Marcus, getting to wear such beautiful clothes, having my makeup and hair done to perfection – it doesn’t get much better.