Lady GaGa's Bad Romance Video...Vodka, Sex Slaves And Product Placements Are Cool?
I happened to catch Lady GaGa's new video Bad Romance
or shall I say Nemiroff's Vodka new video?
I had to both laugh and cringe at the story behind her video and the rampant amount of product placement.
By the looks of this video, it seems like Nemiroff Vodka (which you can see about seven times in the video) is the winner of the "most shoved in your face award" hands down.
The video not not only shows the Lex Nemiroff bottles repeatedly, they show people drinking glasses of clear liquid which is supposed to insinuate drinking the vodka. They also show someone pouring it into a glass, and also forcing a glass of clear liquid down GaGa's throat.
Nemiroff Vodka is not only being shoved down GaGa's throat in the video, but GaGa chose to shove it down her fan's throats.
Then there is the story behind the video, that can be very questionable to certain audiences. Doesn't GaGa have an awful lot of young fans? Was booze, kidnapping and sex slaves the right direction to go with this video? We will get to that in a bit.
The product placement is EVERYWHERE in this video.
In the beginning of the video, once you get past the first picture of the Nemiroff Vodka bottle, there is a group shot of the "cast" in the video and right up front on either side of GaGa is a Parrot by Starck pair of black funnel tower speakers with an iPod or iPhone perched on top on the left speaker.
Then you can see GaGa's mesh covered finger push the button on a Parrot by Starck iPod speaker. Parrot by Starck was designed by French product designer Philippe Starck (although the real product name is “Zimku”). It is a $1,600 sound system for an iPhone or iPod.
We then move on to GaGa wearing a pair of her very own silver Lady Gaga Heartbeats head phones in the bath tub scene. These will set you back $100.00 and of course, they're available on her website.
Then THREE times you see GaGa wearing a pair of white "Safari" sunglasses by Carrera.
And last but not least, there is the HP Envy Beats Limited Edition laptop and headphones by Monster. There is a whole row of these laptops to show the "sex slave bidding" results in the video's story. The laptop logo was very prevalent. A real bargain at $2,500.
Also making an appearance, was a Wii controller a couple of times which was used to bid on GaGa the sex slave by the bidding Russian mafia men. Wonder how Wii weighs in on what their controller was used for?Continued on the next page