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White House objects to commercial use of David Ortiz’s selfie with President Barack Obama

White House objects to commercial use of David Ortiz’s selfie with President Barack Obama

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It looks like that Ortiz / Obama selfie didn't have the proper clearance before going viral. As it turns out, the White House frowns upon the use of the president's likeness for commercial purposes — which is exactly what Samsung had planned when they retweeted the "spontaneous" photo. Big Papi, Big Selfie. RT @DavidOrtiz What an honor! Thanks for the #selfie, @BarackObama pic....