Bertinelli Ad Pulled Over Dubious Weightloss Trials

Actress VALERIE BERTINELLI's latest weightloss ad for U.S. diet firm Jenny Craig has been axed following complaints from a rival firm.
In the commercial, the star claims Jenny Craig dieters lost twice as much weight as those using WeightWatchers, according to a "major clinical trial", but the officials for the rival firm insisted the ad was pulled off the air - because the tests never took place.
WeightWatchers bosses made their case in federal court last month (Jan10), prompting a New York judge to temporarily ban Jenny Craig's marketing men from airing, broadcasting or publishing the ad.


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