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Abercrombie's Got Its Own Image Situation

Abercrombie & Fitch has caused a ruckus by announcing that it plans to pony up a "substantial payment" to Jersey Shore's six-pack flashing Michael "The Situation" Sorrentino not to wear its apparel. Before the retailer scolds reality-TV stars, it should examine its own checkered past.

A&F Asks 'The Situation' to Stop Wearing Its Gear

Abercrombie & Fitch has offered to pay Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino, a cast member on MTV's "Jersey Shore," money to stop wearing its clothes. But does the brand really hate Sorrentino, or is the move simply a way to score a free affiliation with the star?