What's up with celebrities and cryptocurrency?

Jun 10, 2022
"Celebrities are rich for reasons having nothing to do with their crypto investments," says Vox's Emily Stewart.
Actor Matt Damon told viewers that "fortune favors the brave" during a Super Bowl ad for Crypto.com.
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J.C. Penney hopes for hit with Lionel Richie sheets

Sep 7, 2018
Today is the day Lionel Richie fans have been waiting for. The pop star’s line of sheets and towels hit stores shelves at J.C. Penney. Celebrity endorsements and product lines are of course nothing new. But the somewhat odd pairing made us wonder what it takes for these sorts of partnerships to work out. Click […]

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