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How much money would it take to get you to shave your beard? Assuming, of course, that you’ve got a beard worth keeping. $20? $50? $100? More? How about $1 million? A razor blade company, 800Razors.com, is negotiating with L.A. Dodgers pitcher Brian Wilson to convince him to shave off his signature beard for an approximate $1 million endorsement deal that would make him the face of their company. “His management feels we need to match his present salary of $1 million at a minimum,” 800Razors.com co-founder and president Philip Masiello told Radar. “Over the weekend and continuing today, we have been in discussions with his management at MVP sports to finalize the terms under which Brian would participate in a beard shaving promotion and endorsement.” Wilson recently signed a $1 million contract to play for the Dodgers and his management team feels that 800Razors.com needs to match his current salary in the endorsement deal. His beard is iconic, we are in the quality razor industry and want to partner with other shaving icons to show how great our product is. If it can tackle shaving a beard like his, it can work wonders on the average man. Brian is one of the greatest closers in baseball today and we have one of the greatest razors in the industry today. He is unique and fun and brings a difference to his game and that is what 800Razors is all about. - Masiello Should Wilson do it? He now has a million good reasons to shave off that World Champion Beard.
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