Joan Didion for Celine, and 8 More Surprising Designer Brand Ambassadors We Never Saw Coming

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They may encourage viewers into the movie theatre in droves or convince young readers to crack open a book, but seeing certain celebrity figures in ad campaigns is nothing less than shocking. Does a singer with an attitude and a criminal record make you want to purchase boxers? Does a woman who sings about her curvy rear-end convince you to purchase a leopard print chiffon evening gown? 2015 is the year of the unexpected brand ambassador, and here are nine of the most controversial you likely never saw coming.

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