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Magic Johnson appears in Dove commercials

In case you didn't understand the message the first time, Magic Johnson reminds viewers he really likes Dove soap on four separate occasions.

Even if the approach seems redundant, the concept behind the commercials actually work. In a series that began airing during NCAA March Madness, Johnson shares various tidbits about his life that fit under Dove's "comfortable in my own skin" theme. That applied to when Johnson explained differing personas between Magic and Earvin, what he considers stylish, his humble upbringing and his competitive spirit, with each spot featuring archived photos of the Lakers star.

--Mark Medina

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Hopefully that wasn't too early!! 4:15am still up late writing papers, oh the life of a student. The only rewarding part of this day will be when the Lakers SMASH the Mavs later tonight.

17-1 baby, here we come!

Dove Soap?

Magic weighs 400 pounds...he should be doing a Dove Chocolate commercial!!

Checking in for game day. Diandra thanks for the roll call!


@Mamba - It's game day. Time to check in!

Good commercials. Magic said the “fro” had to be just right. haha...Tell em Mag!


In Magic’s first Big Ten conference game ever he dropped 31pts. Oh yeah, he was playing against the defending Big Ten champs (1st team All-American Mychal Thompson/Kevin McHale). He could’ve been a big time scorer if he wanted to.

GOOD MORNING VIETNAM!!! I LOVE THE SMELL OF ROLL CALL IN THE MORNING!!!

LEWSTRS present and accounted for, checking in for Morning Roll Call...

Thanks Diandra...I have a long day today ...Roll Call and my coffee got me in the right attitude...The sooner I get finished the sooner I can get ready for...

GAME DAY BAYBEE!!!

Lakers Dynasty - The Next Generation...

#17 Coming Up!!! The Friedman Season...

Everyone get pysched!!!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ham6vFy8v2I

Thanks for the game day roll call Diandra! Jefe101 checking in!

Hey red....you had better keep tabs on shaq's weight....lol. Magic was the "Greatest Laker of All Time" (sorry Logo, Elgin, Cap, and Wilt). Now he's a very successful buisness person....whatever he endorses, turns platinum. What celtic is famous for anything other than ugliness??

did I say business?? My bad!!

Checking in, Diandra!! Thanks for keeping up the tradition!!!

"Mamba24, whre are you?"


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