This Is Why L.A. Gear Went Bankrupt

Easily, the dumbest sneaker commercials ever produced, starring Paula Abdul Jennifer Love Hewitt, and Kathy Ireland.

1. Kathy Fucking Ireland was a big reason why the brand died as fast as it was born.

Video available at: http://vimeo.com/18803158.

2. As was a young Jennifer Love Hewitt.

Video available at: http://vimeo.com/18802787.

3. Paula Abdul was not blameless.

Video available at: http://vimeo.com/18802560.

4. SCRUNCHIE SOCKS (*shudder*).

5. Remember these two nimrods?

Video available at: http://vimeo.com/18802878.

6. They were late 1980s — early 1990s icons.

Video available at: http://vimeo.com/18802475.

7. It was all downhill once you left the Go-Gos, sweetheart.

See four more of these advertising disasters here:

Dangerous Minds has collected them.

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