Misadventures in advertising

For the most part, companies hope that their copious ad spending will boost their image with consumers. These campaigns had the opposite effect.

Jessica Simpson
Jessica Simpson
... and cardboard boxes ... and the color red ... and, come to think of it, Pizza Hut
Jessica Simpson stars in commercials for Pizza Hut's Cheesy Bites pizza, then tells Elle magazine that she's allergic to wheat ... and tomatoes ... and cheese.
Last updated December 18 2007: 12:27 PM ET

Procter & Gamble

Cartoon Network

Swiss newspaper

Google

The Toronto Blue Jays

The European Union

Chrysler

Taco Bell

Jessica Simpson

The Virginia Tourism Corp.

Iberia Airlines

Intel
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