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Brad Pitt's Chanel No. 5 Ad Director Didn't Get It Either

Confusing. Image via the Chanel No. 5 ad
Confusing. Image via the Chanel No. 5 ad

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This just in from the dude who spoofed the ever-spoofable Chanel No. 5 ads for Saturday Night Live: The ad's director Joe Wright had no idea what they were about either. SNL's Taran Killam told Vulture:

"When [Wright and I] spoke, he had yet to see the spoofs, but I think he had been surrounded by enough people who were like, 'They're good, they're good, they're good,' so he was a good sport. He was very gracious, and he said, 'I didn't actually know what they were about either,' because it's just his job to show up, and he's given the copy."
Relive Killams spoof (and four others) here and the original in all it's glory here.
· Even the Director of Those Brad Pitt Chanel Ads Was Confused [Vulture]
· The 5 Best Brad Pitt Chanel No 5 Commercial Parodies [Racked]
· Brad Pitt and His Searching Eyes Fail to Solve the Universe's Mysteries for Chanel No. 5 [Racked]