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Celebrities who lost endorsement deals

POSTED: 4:50 PM Aug 02 2013   UPDATED: 2:00 AM Jul 08 2014

From Paula Deen to Madonna, plenty of celebrities have discovered over the years just how fickle endorsement money can be.

lost celebrity endorsements - Luis Suarez
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After biting an opponent in the 2014 World Cup (the third time he has done so in a match) Uruguayan soccer striker Luis Suarez not only got a stiff nine-match ban and four-month suspension from FIFA, but also lost some sponsors. Online betting company 888poker immediately dropped the Liverpool star as its global brand ambassador and and Adidas, which makes the official World Cup match ball, said it had no plans to use Suarez for any additional marketing activities during the tournament and would review their long-standing relationship.

Crime Report

Man charged with DUI at Van Pelt Elementary School

A Washington county, Virginia man was arrested this morning after drinking and driving in the parking lot of an elementary school.

Director of local non-profit charged with embezzlement

On Aug. 20, Anita Foster-Machado, was arrested on six felony counts of embezzlement, which happened during her time as the Executive Director of the Bristol Library Foundation.

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