People: Sep. 23, 1996

NOW, JUNIOR, BEHAVE YOURSELF

The money, the glamour, the witty copy--everyone loves a Nike ad. Except maybe the normally genial Seattle Mariner KEN GRIFFEY JR., who sounds off about his faux presidential campaign in next month's George: "Griffey for President--what kind of [three crude synonyms for foolish] idea is that?" It seems Griffey wanted to do ads with lots of action but instead had reporters asking him his views on abortion. Nike has stopped the expensive campaign but says that was because of the Mariners' performance, not Junior's ire.

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