According to Cosmetics Design, the Russian politician Vladimir Zhirinovsky is cashing in on the celebrity fragrance trend with his own scent, Zhirinovsky for Men.

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The article also touches on concerns about backlash over celebrity-endorsed scents, a trend which sent the fragrance market booming over the past decade or so. It quotes Euromonitor senior analyst Diana Dodson saying, “It can be risky to rely on a celebrity’s image, too easily tarnished by today’s ubiquitous media.”

Irony noted.

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