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January 25, 2016 6:25 am

Clooney’s Clone(y) Causes Coffee Commercial Cat Fight. But Who Does It Better? (VIDEO)

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A screenshot showing the actor who looks like George Clooney staring in a commercial for the Israeli company Espresso Club. Photo: Screenshot.

Screenshots showing George Clooney in a commercial for Nespresso (above) and the actor who looks like George Clooney staring in a commercial for the Israeli company Espresso Club. (below). Photo: Screenshot.

JNS.org – Purrr…a Clooney cat fight is underway in Israel over the promotion of a nice cup of java.

Nespresso is reportedly suing its Israeli rival company Espresso Club for using an actor in a commercial who bears a striking resemblance to famed actor George Clooney. The real Clooney is currently a Nespresso spokesperson and appears in the company’s commercials.

Espresso Club’s ad shows the Clooney lookalike being taught the benefit of Espresso Club coffee, while a disclaimer on the screen explicitly states that the actor is not Clooney

The lawsuit is underway to “prevent customers from being misled,” Nespresso Israel said Thursday, according to Israel Hayom.

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Nespresso is demanding $50,000 in damages, and for the ad be removed.

Meanwhile, Espresso Club is claiming the ad was meant to be humorous and is targeting customers looking for a more “informal” coffee experience.

The bigger question is, which Clooney does it better? The real one or his Israeli stunt double? Decide for yourself.

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  • I would love to tell you which is best, but the real George Clooney video is apparently not available in my country (Spain). 🙂 If I have to guess, however, Georgie will definitely be King.

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