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Actor's backside bared in cold remedy spot

Updated: January 7, 2005, 9:27 PM ET
Associated Press

LOS ANGELES -- Mickey Rooney's bare end zone won't be part of the Super Bowl advertising blitz, Fox TV said Friday.

The network rejected a cold remedy commercial that includes a brief shot of the 84-year-old actor's behind, said Fox Sports spokesman Lou D'Ermilio.

"Our standards department reviewed the ad, and it was deemed inappropriate for broadcast television," he said.

The commercial for the over-the-counter product Airborne is set in a sauna and depicts Rooney ...

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