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Judge Bread: Sylvester Stallone is the new face of Warburton’s

Posted at 3:00 pm, January 23, 2015 in Arts & Entertainment

Sylvester Stallone Warburtons

In a stunning development that British Baker magazine called ‘a power-pairing of bakery meets Hollywood’, it was announced this morning that ‘Rocky’, ‘Rambo’ and ‘The Expendables’ star, Oscar-winning screenwriter, occasional director and lifelong art aficionado Sylvester Stallone is to be the new face of Warburton’s bread for a series of UK TV ads. Following reports that the company has been struggling in recent years, the recruitment of one of the world’s most recognisable stars is sure to remind everyone that old-school sliced bread is way better than any of that fancy artisan spelt nonsense.

In the meantime, we at Time Out chose to celebrate this medium-thick slice of finely toasted good news by kicking off a Twitter hashtag game: #StalloneVsBread, asking our followers to tweet us the best bread-based Sly-related puns they could come up with. Here’s a hot batch of the very finest…

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