Brad Pitt’s Chanel No. 5 Commercial is Trying Way Too Hard to be High Brow (VIDEO)
Before you watch this, I want you to know that Brad Pitt got paid 7 million dollars for it. 7 million dollars to (barely, it seems) hold back laughter while reciting some college student’s first essay for Creative Writing 101. So, say what you will about the Pittster, but I think he’s the man. That being said, this commercial is the worst:
The creators of this commercial really, really want to make you believe that this is some very profound beat poetry. Keep in mind that these are the same people who simultaneously want to make you believe that Brad Pitt’s “I don’t even care anymore” goatee is sexy.
“It’s not a journey. Every journey ends, but we go on. The world turns, and we turn with it. Plans disappear; dreams take over. But wherever I go, there you are. My luck; my fate; my fortune.
Chanel No. 5: inevitable.”
In the wise words of YouTube commenter ir0ckfartz,
And the final word goes to commenter TheRownd, who summed it up perfectly with,