GoDaddy 'Grossout' Most Talked-About Ad

Nerd kiss tops worst-ad lists
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 4, 2013 1:33 AM CST

Longtime Super Bowl advertiser GoDaddy has outdone itself with an ad that is being talked about nearly as much as the blackout, the Huffington Post reports. The web hosting firm's spot featured an extreme close-up of supermodel Bar Refaeli making out with a stereotypical nerd, and reactions ranged from amused to disturbed. "Guys, I don't want to panic anyone, but if the blackout lasts long enough, eventually they have to rerun that GoDaddy commercial," quipped Time columnist James Poniewozik when the lights went out. Click here for a look at some of the best ads, and here for Bleacher Report's take on the best, worst, and mediocre. (More Bar Refaeli stories.)

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