Celebrity product endorsements can grant a product legitimacy with a wider audience than its competitors. It can also backfire and cause the celebrity in question a lot of embarrassment. Here are 15 highly questionable, if not downright bad celebrity product endorsements.
In 1994, Shaquille O’Neal cashed in on his popularity with children, lending his image and persona to a 2D fighting video game called Shaq Fu. The premise of the game had Shaq slipping into an alternate dimension to rescue a child from an evil mummy… using kung fu—wait, sorry– “Shaq Fu.” The game is so notoriously bad it has garnered a website dedicated to wiping it from the face of the earth.