Pierce Brosnan ‘shocked and saddened’ by ‘deceptive’ Indian pan masala ad

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Former James Bond, Pierce Brosnan says he felt betrayed by an Indian company which put his face to sell a range of “paan masala” products. Brosnan also apologised to his fans for inadvertently endorsing a health-damaging product.

Brosnan left many surprised earlier this month after he starred in an ad endorsing an India mouth fresher and tobacco brand. Though the products the debonair actor was endorsing don’t contain tobacco, they carry a government-mandated warning about being “injurious to health”. After seeing the ad, which ran in India’s most circulated newspaper, many of his fans were hurt and wondered if Brosnan was even aware of what he was peddling. And it turns out, he wasn’t. …

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Via: Mashable: Advertising

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