GAP Picks Michelle Williams As New Spokesmodel

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Doing a search on Google, one might conclude the GAP should have chosen Michelle Williams, the Dawson's Creek star instead of Michelle Williams, the Destiny's Child singer for their new spokesmodel. While the GAP has acknowledged its intentions to use several celebs in succession for its ad campaigns, after just a few months of Joss Stone, one might conclude the GAP is suffering a seriously fickle case of ADD.

by Steve Hall    Jul- 8-05   Click to Comment   
Topic: Brands, Campaigns, Celebrity   

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Posted by: Michele Williams on July 8, 2005 5:15 PM

Just posted on the Perez message boards :
EXCLUSIVE: Who Is Cory Bernstein? on the17thman
http://the17thman.typepad.com/my_weblog/2005/07/exclusive__who_.html

EXCLUSIVE: Who Is Cory Bernstein?
Well if you read gossip blogs you would think that Cory is a Former Queer Porn Star/Paris Hilton Ex/Party Boy/Socialite Wannabe, but that is not the case at all. In fact Cory is a down to earth guy who works hard at his modeling career who is just the target of gossip sites much like most of his NY society friends. This weekend the17thman via the phone had a very candid interview with Cory something other gossip websites don’t do or care to do.
When the17thman asked Cory about gossip websites he explained that it all started back around 1997 when a fake site using doctored photos of himself went up. The website which Cory’s people had shut down, used the doctored photos of him and branded him with the name “Dimitri”. Cory freely admits that he once did pose for Playgirl but over time these few pictures along with the fake “Dimitri” pictures have lead to all sorts of gossip and innuendo on the web.
As for the on again off again stories on the gossip blogs Cory says the stories started when he attended a party at the W with DJ AM, Corey Feldman and others. Once those pictures hit the internet, which are posted on Cory’s own MSN fan page, the gossip blogs started to focus on him and it continued to escalate from there.
Cory who has been modeling since he was 15 for high end designers like Versace and Armani continues to work hard on his modeling career and just being himself. After a few minutes of talking to Cory is becomes evidently clear he is not the Cory that the gossip blogs make him out to be. Cory said he is mortified by what is out there. But after talking to friends in the PR industry like Lizzie Grubman he realized that there is not much he can do when the blogs post stuff about him. Cory being Cory just worries about how would all this gossip affect his career and how it would and can hurt his family.
As for the pictures showing him in Chicago during Pride standing next to a guy in a speedo that the gossip blogs use as proof that he is gay Cory states that “the picture was taken out of context.” Yes, he was in Chicago with a bunch of friends, some guy friends and female friends who just walked down to Pride for fun. Cory also points out that there were about a ¼ million people at Pride and that it is funny how the gossipers only point out himself in a crowd of many. As for the picture itself Cory said he doesn’t even know the guys name, a total stranger came up to him and asked for a picture of them together, Cory agreed, then the photo who a friend took was sent to Cory who then posted it on his MSN fan site. Cory stated that “he’ll always allow anyone who asks for a picture of him who asks nicely to have his photo and that he’ll always try to be nice about it.” He went on to say he “feels honored when people ask for his picture.” But when the gossip bloggers take the picture out of context as proof that he was gay, that is not cool. Cory who is not gay but has gay friends states “that it is all lies and they are getting out of control.” And the17thman agrees with Cory on this one.
As for the rumors about him and Colin at the Versace Mansion, Cory stated that he was there but “he doesn’t remember even seeing Colin there.” And the he is working hard to become a model and it’s really bad the way it comes out like this. “People believe what they want but they got to realize that the gossip blogs are all lies. They don’t even know me, they’ve never called me or emailed me about anything. Friends email me these stories and I’m motified. It’s not cool”. After reading the forwarded emails from friends it became clear to him that the people who write the blogs don’t even no him, “No one who knows me writes this” he stated.
Cory then tells the17thman about how one gossip site engineered a fake press release and posted online. “There was fake press release on one site about me and a WB Show. I did not send the press release up the press release took stuff from my MSN fan site and twisted what I said and then added lies.” Which the17thman is true, Cory did not send out the press release that was posted online because he had a confidentiality agreement with the WB. If Cory had sent said press release the WB could have sued him.
Now with all that said the17thman has learned a valuable lesson himself, “don’t believe everything you read on the internet, until you ask the person the gossip is about”. After talking to Cory I will admit I do believe him, I can honestly say that he seemed like a down to earth guy who is probably more candid and willing to dispel gossip than he should be. Cory took a chance to call a guy who he has never met to set the facts straight. No public relations assistant calling me back with “no comment” and “no comment” this was Cory himself being honest and upfront. Yes, the17thman understands that Cory could be lying to him but he had more to lose than gain from talking to me and he did talk to me leaving me to believe him than over any gossip blog. So thank you Cory for being upfront with me. Of course now the17thman is sure this will only add fodder to the gossip fires but the17thman has read all the gossip blogs including his own and felt the time was right to step up to his responsibility and talk to Cory himself.
Thank You All!

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Posted by: Cokecan on July 10, 2005 7:36 PM

The gap is so generic its no wonder they choose the most boring celebs to market their wares.

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Posted by: Dario Meli on July 11, 2005 12:10 PM

funny, I always thought she was the only talented OR good-looking member of Destiny's Child

Posted by: whatever on July 11, 2005 3:24 PM

Why would the GAP use Michelle Williams from Dawson's Creek. They picked the right Michelle from the right DC (Destiny's Child). A Michelle from the largest female selling group of all time is such a smarter choice than a Michelle who was on a "hit" show from a lesser non-major network who by the way has been missing in action as of late.

Posted by: Cary on July 15, 2005 11:09 AM

I just saw Paris Hilton's friend male model Cory Bernstein's ads for Giorgio Armani and Gianni Versace. The GAP should use him for their next campaign.He's a complete stud and hotter than Michelle Williams anyday!Btw Cory isn't gay its just rumors he fucked around with Colin Farrell in Miami ; he went out with Paris Hilton for christsakes i saw it on Extra Tv so it must be true.

Posted by: kary on July 18, 2005 3:12 PM

I just saw Paris Hilton's top male model friend Cory or Cory Bernstein's ads for Giorgio Armani and Gianni Versace. The GAP should use him for their next campaign not Michelle or even better, A&F would be so hot too. Cory isn't gay people, its just rumors he fucked around with Colin Farrell in Miami,FL ; so what if he's friends with Paris or the Hiltons, it doesn't mean he has a sex tape too with Colin Farrell or Fabian Basabe .

Posted by: lola on July 18, 2005 3:32 PM

If Cory the model is so big then A&F would be so hot too especially if Cory Bernstein is really pushing nine inches like i saw on here. Cory isn't gay he went out with Paris Hilton so its just rumors.So what if he fuck ed around with Colin Farrell in Miami,FL ; so what if he's friends with Paris or the Hiltons . It doesn't mean he has an alleged sex tape or had sex with Colin Farrell or Fabian Basabe or Brandon Davis.I think the guy is the most controversial male model for ages and is pure sexy i saw him on TV on Extra ! his fan site is http://groups.msn.com/corythemodel i am in love with him now!

Posted by: UgotMale26 on July 18, 2005 3:58 PM

Thats so cool that Colin Farrell and Cory Bernstein fooled around at the Versace mansion ! I like both of them.I don't care if the two guys had sex it makes them even hotter.

Posted by: UgotMale26 on July 18, 2005 10:14 PM

Just beacuse theres rumors colin and cory messed around it doesn't mean its true moron.

Posted by: lala on July 20, 2005 1:19 AM

im gettin the gaydar from it boy model cory, here is his link. i just joined it the other day
http://groups.msn.com/corythemodel/newwhatsnewpage.msnw

Posted by: UgotMale26 on July 20, 2005 5:51 PM

no way cory bernstein the model is straight just real metro

Posted by: josie on July 21, 2005 3:54 AM

i found this link for some nude pictures of Colin,Tom,Ben,Ewan,Cory,Heath,Simon,and some others but dont know if they're real. http://www.livejournal.com/community/ohnotheydidnt/2778275.html?page=5#comments

Posted by: nude guys on July 21, 2005 7:48 PM

i think wot cary said is rite michelle was a da rite michelle 2 pick! she is from da greats band of all time who will go down on histroy not da michelle from dawsons creek!

Posted by: michaela on August 8, 2005 7:56 AM

Celebrity Justice - Cory and Hilton talk to US Weekly
http://celebrityjustice.warnerbros.com/news/03/11/18b.html

Posted by: mark on August 10, 2005 2:37 PM

What is your problem with Cory Bernstein? The entire Bernstein family is well known in Chicago for their good work with the less fortunate. Unfortunately, because of their social status, it makes them easy targets for anonymous assholes like you. Why don't you get a life and leave him and his family alone.

Posted by: shawn on August 18, 2005 5:19 PM




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