David Beckham Predictably ‘Loses’ His Robe and Shirt For H&M

David Beckham shirtless H&M 2013Expert at dealing with artificial life forms Guy Ritchie directed David Beckham in a new H&M Bodywear ad that has him (and a big-bootied stunt double) running, jumping and swimming in a hapless effort to get his bathrobe back.

This involves flying past landscapers, Dobermans, soccer-playing children (to remind you that he’s not just a greased-up model for hire) and a tour bus full of horny ladies with camera phones.

I also learned that he gets an added jolt of speed by picking his butt. Congratulations Bot Spice, you’re a lucky lady.  Continue reading “David Beckham Predictably ‘Loses’ His Robe and Shirt For H&M”

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Lana Del Rey tries on H&M sweaters (Spin)

Russian band Pussy Riot found guilty of “hooliganism.” Gets two-year sentence. (Huffington Post)

Real World and Celebrity Rehab star Joey Kovar found dead. (MTV)

You can [pretend to] kill Osama Bin Laden for $325 [real] dollars. (Gawker)

Michael Phelps is in trouble over bathtub photos. (CNBC)

Someone photoshopped the shit out of Christina Aguilera (Daily Mail)

Olive Garden review (“the most beautiful restaurant”) goes viral. (ABC)

Now people are complaining because Gabby Douglas got her hair done. (Yahoo!)

Tom Morello doesn’t like that Paul Ryan likes him. (Rolling Stone)

Working Jobs with Ashton Kutcher sucks. (Gizmodo)

Britney Spears Tweets at Mars Rover, gets response. (NY Daily News)


H&M Confirms Usage Of CGI Model Bodies

The clothing store/label H&M has admitted that the models displayed on their website are computer-generated from the neck down. This after a Norwegian blog noticed something strange about the images. A PR rep for the company said,

It’s not a real body, it is completely virtual and made ​​the computer. We take pictures of the clothes on a doll that stands in the shop, and then create the human appearance with a program on your computer…It’s not about ideals or to show off a perfect body, we are doing this to show off the garments. This is done for all garments, not just underwear. It applies to both women’s and men’s clothing.”

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