Samsung sues brand ambassador for $1.6 million after she was caught using an iPhone in public
You would think that Samsung at this point would have learned that paying high-profile celebrities to "promote" the brand may not be the smartest move. In a scenario we've seen play out countless times, celebrities paid to promote Samsung smartphones are often caught using or sending out tweets from their iPhone. A few years ago, for example, Samsung hired supermodel Kate Upton to promote the Galaxy Note 10 launch at an event in New York City. Sounds innocent enough, but Upton was photographed using her iPhone at said event, thus defeating the purpose entirely and providing some free advertising for Apple in the process.
Well as it turns out, Samsung has seemingly had enough of these types of shenanigans. According to a report from the Mirror, Samsung filed a $1.6 million lawsuit against brand ambassador and Russian socialite Ksenia Sobchak after she was caught using an iPhone X on camera, despite her mediocre efforts to hide the phone behind a sheet of paper.
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Samsung sues brand ambassador for $1.6 million after she was caught using an iPhone in public originally appeared on BGR.com on Wed, 24 Oct 2018 at 14:25:15 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.