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In Videos: Shawn Johnson, Paul Hamm, and Morgan Hamm Ortega Commercial

To witness one of the most awkward celebrity-endorsed food product commercials ever, check out this commercial from Ortega featuring Olympic gymnasts Shawn Johnson, Paul Hamm, and Morgan Hamm. Get past the low production value and the most unconvincing praise ever given to the Ortega-branded foods, and you will be rewarded with Shawn Johnson declaring, "It makes my taco pop." Interpret that as you wish—if you need any help you can ask the Internet. I really wanted this commercial to be fake, but after seeing this promo I'm horrified to think that this commercial was actually approved. Watch the video after the jump.... More

Olympic Gymnast Shawn Johnson in Butter Form: Go USA!

16-year old U.S. Olympic gymnast Shawn Johnson has a lot to be proud about having just won the silver medal in the women's gymnastics individual all-around competition. But before then, she already had a nearly just as important accomplishment on her list: being made into a life-sized butter sculpture. Butter Shawn Johnson will be on display at the Iowa State Fair in the Agriculture Building until this Sunday, the 17th. [via Neatorama]... More

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