Sleeping With Sharapova

Octopus Drop Kick reports on this truly odd brand extension (that steals from Nike and a famous athlete all at once).
A Japanese company is offering pillows shaped like tennis star Maria Sharapova’s breasts and lap.

About David Burn

Co-founder and editor of AdPulp. I wrote my first ad for a political candidate when I was 17 years old. She won her race and I felt the seductive power of advertising for the first time. I worked for seven agencies in five states before launching my own practice in 2009. Today, I am head of brand strategy and creative at Bonehook in Portland, Oregon.


  1. sikeman says:

    Click on the link on the bottom of the page and it gets stranger. Ah, gotta love the results of a sexually repressed society.

  2. That’s a common misconception.
    On the contrary, Japan is one of the least sexually repressed societies in the world. Hence companies being able to sell breast and lap pillows based on tennis superstars. 🙂