Five Strange Celebrity Chef Endorsement Deals (Videos)
There's nothing new about celebrity chefs endorsing products, and some of them make a great deal of sense. Take, for example, Martha Stewart's range of cookware items. After all, who wouldn't want to cook like the domestic diva herself, and if purchasing a set of Martha's steak knives or a Dutch oven will turn you into a whiz in the kitchen, then that's money well spent.
Martha Stewart loves cough drops.
But some celebrities seem to have just gone overboard with the endorsements. Like Martha herself, who recently became the spokeswoman for Pine Brothers cough drops.
We've "coughed up" a few of the strangest we could find. From OTC indigestion medication to local furniture, here are some of the weirdest celebrity chef endorsements we could find.
5. Martha Stewart and Cough Drops
Martha Stewart sits us down and explains that she never usually endorses products (that don't have her name on it, of course) but that she loves her some Pine Brothers cough drops. Truth be told, we love them too, usually eating them by the bagful whenever the flu hits. But there's something a little creepy about the pitch in which Martha never actually eats or even holds up a bag of the soothing candy.
4. Guy Fieri and Rolaids
Quick! What comes to mind when you think of celebrity chef? Is it indigestion? Well, it may be if you've eaten at Guy Fieri's Times Square restaurant. But Rolaids is still a strange choice of product for a chef to endorse.