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John Thompson Is Comfortable In His Own Skin

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In an effort to give fans the chance to "get even closer than courtside to three of the most iconic NCAA personalities," Dove Men + Care produced some riveting commercials featuring John Thompson III, Magic Johnson and Bobby Hurley.

As a Georgetown fan, my initial reaction was somewhere between horrified and suicidal.   I don't want the head coach of my team promoting SOAP, or sensitive clean personal wash.  I mean nothing against Dove, but really?  Couldn't it be something a little more fearsome, formidable and ahem, manly, like death motorcycles or shark lasers?  Heck, I would have even taken a commercial for unwaxed floss over soap.  But then I watched the commercials and laughed.  And smiled.  I then realized how ironic it was that I was uncomfortable with Coach Thompson promoting soap, but he was not.  The whole tagline about him being comfortable in his own skin made so much sense.

Coach Thompson - you are more comfortable in your skin than I will ever be.  And these commercials are awesome.


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