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Fergie is a sell out

Shoe company Candies has agreed to pay Fergie $4 million to promote their shoes inside of her songs. Seriously, she's selling shoes within her lyrics. Female First reports:

The 32-year-old Black Eyed Peas singer, who has become the first star to agree to product placement in her songs, will write and perform tracks endorsing fashion company Candie's on her second solo album.

An executive at Fergie's record label Interscope said: "With record sales in decline, you must find novel ways to make money out of the music. The trick is to make the brand part of the song so that it slips down easily rather than chokes the fan.
"Candie's will have no say over exactly what Fergie will sing, or when. Fergie does not sing jingles so it will have to work unobtrusively in the song."

I am insulted (The New McDonald's Value Picks Menu is here!) that someone (eat Big Macs!!) who obviously has (eat eat eat eat) so much influence on (Ronald McDonald will kill your children) a young demographic would lower themselves (Fry Guys orgy!! Fry Guys orgy!!!) to peddle shoes in their 'art' just (McChicken for $1.99 all day every day!) to make a buck (I'm Lovin' It). It's really sad. (Happy Meal?)

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