#TheDailySpin: Is this new ad from Nivea racist?

It’s a close shave call. Plus, Piers Morgan gets his first interview walk-off; social media moguls turn models, the origins of the name IKEA, and more. UPDATE: Nivea has now pulled the ad in question and issued an apology on Facebook.

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What’s up with the men’s grooming industry today? The Abercrombie PR stunt situation aside, some brands are still banking on the “Jersey Shore” cast as profitable spokespeople. Case in point: Phillips Norelco’s new endorsement deal with fist-pumper Vinny Guadagnino.

Congrats, Piers Morgan. You’re now a real host. The “Larry King Live” replacement got his first walk-off during an interview with none other than Tea Partier Christine O’Donnell. Was she offended he offered her coffee? See why below.

In less entertaining news about an entertainer: One of our favorite TV hosts, David Letterman, is at the center of a jihadist death threat after the comedian cracked a joke about an al Qaeda leader killed in Pakistan.

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