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Some say it started with Lillie Langtree.

The British actress and socialite, known as “The Jersey Lily,” is credited with being the first celebrity to endorse a product when she became the poster girl for Pears Soap in 1882.

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Others say that it dates back to the 1760s, when Josiah Wedgewood, a British businessman, created a tea set for Queen Charlotte, which people began to call “Queensware”.

“The idea of ​​celebrity sponsorship, of course, goes back forever,” said Robert Thompson, a professor of television and popular culture at Syracuse University. “We probably had a Cro-Magnon backing certain saber-toothed tigers over others.”

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