Olympic diver makes a splash with awkward product placement

A sponsor on the Speedo of Britain’s Tom Daley couldn’t have found a better or worse spot for its logo. Plus, fictional debates, Flamin’ Hot Cheetos feel heat of widespread bans, Apple event slated Oct. 23, Bill Murray crashes a kickball game, and more.

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Talk about having a real gas with your branding. Two-time Olympian and English diver Tom Daley was the butt of laughs after U.K. home service provider British Gas unfortunately placed its logo on the back of his Speedo. I just hope whoever is in charge of the company’s sponsorships doesn’t feel like too much of an ass.

Richard Neill, however, might. After posting a now viral comedic rant to his Facebook page that claimed commercials for Bodyform Maxi Pads were deceptive in their happy depiction of women on their periods, the company has since responded what can only be described as one of the best satirical apologies by a brand ever, including its creation of faux CEO, Caroline Williams.

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