Transcript for Funeral Outrage over 'Tasteless' Promotion of Celebrity Purse
Now to the funeral of actor Phillip Seymour Hoffman remembered by his family and so many acting colleagues. Tonight at least one of those fellow actors speaking out. Amy Adams about what one famous fashion designer did. ABC tonight. Reporter: It's the ultimate and free advertising. I have to know who are you wearing. Reporter: A celebrity customer. With you now one fashion house is being criticized for their efforts to promote one of their accessories. Friday a publicist from Italian designer Valentino sent out a press release with this photo of Amy Adams carrying one of their $3,000 bags. Writing we are pleased to announce Amy Adams carrying the Valentino double bag from the spring summer 2014 collection. Only problem, that picture of a somber looking Adams was taken as she arrived at Thursday evening's wake for Phillip Seymour Hoffman. A close friend she appeared with and the master. I think Valentino was tried to look for the it factor and they got the ick factor. Reporter: Adams who is nominated for an Oscar this year for her role in "American hustle" also wore Al screen know when she won a golden globe. The act regs distanced hesitate calling it quote appalling. Valentino apologized saying they were unaware of the circumstances, it was a mistake. In her statement Adams rep notes she is not a paid spokesperson for Valentino. Valentino insists it was an honest mistake. But that picture was taken at the wake. To a major headline from the
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