Brad Pitt's Chanel gig, other odd celeb endorsements

Published 3:17 PM ET, Thu May 10, 2012
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Chanel announced on Wednesday that Brad Pitt will be the new face of its women's fragrance Chanel No. 5. Pitt will be the first man to represent the perfume. Think it's odd that the actor is attached to a product that's traditionally marketed to women? Here are some other interesting celebrity endorsements: Chanel 2012/ Greg Williams
Nail products manufacturer Nicole by OPI has a collection inspired by 16-year-old Justin Bieber's music. With colors called "One Less Lonely Girl" and "OMB," the collection became available at Walmart in Decemebr 2010. Getty Images
Danny DeVito turned lemons in to lemonade -- almost literally -- after he appeared on "The View" sleep deprived and, possibly, still drunk in 2006. On the show, DeVito admitted to downing "seven limoncellos" during a night on the town with George Clooney. One year later, the actor, comedian and director launched Danny DeVito's Premium Limoncello, imported from Southwest Italy. "It's like pouring yourself a glass of liquid sunshine straight from Italy's Sorrentine Peninsula," the website says. Getty Images
Snacking on Heidi Klum's fat-free gummy candies probably won't help you achieve the body of a Victoria's Secret model, but they might taste OK. The executive producer and host of "Project Runway" launched her My Favorite Candies line in the U.S. in 2005. The fat-free gummies were originally available only in Europe. Getty Images
In 2007, Donald Trump partnered with Miresco Decorative Rugs to create a rug collection. Just to be clear: These rugs are for the floor. Getty Images
Kim Kardashian launched her own vanilla cupcake mix with LA bakery Famous Cupcakes in February. The mix, called Va-Va-Va-Nilla, joined a clothing line, perfume and, ironically, the Quick Trim Diet System on the long list of items attached to Kardashian's name. From
The entertainer purchased Rap Snacks, a brand of potato chips, in 2007. A cartoon version of Romeo covers bags of Bar-B-Quing with my Honey-flavored chips, his own personal flavor. Getty Images
Musician Carlos Santana launched a line of women's shoes in 2005. The line includes strappy sandals, ankle boots, women's pumps and more. "Carlos by Carlos Santana are hip, hot fashionable shoes inspired by the passion and energy that surround Santana's music," the website says. Getty Images
Celebrity chef Rachael Ray launched Rachel Ray Nutrish, a line of premium, all-natural dog food and treats, in 2008. A portion of the proceeds are donated to organizations such as the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Nutrish
Pimp Juice, an energy drink inspired by the Nelly song of the same name, was marketed as "Hip-Hop's #1 Energy Drink." Nelly co-owns the drink, introduced in 2003. Getty Images
Jessica Simpson has a lot of baggage. No really. The pop star's luggage line, which is part of the Jessica Simpson Collection, includes suitcases, totes and duffels. But luggage is just the tip of the iceberg. Simpson has also attached her name to clothing, shoes, jewelry and beauty products. Getty Images
Though the Hulk Hogan Thunder Mixer sounds like it could be the name of a move used in the ring, it's actually the name of a kitchen appliance the wrestler endorsed once upon a time. He has since endorsed his own grill, an energy drink and the Hulkster Burger. Getty Images