Is Mute Julia Roberts Really Worth $1.5 Million in 45-Second Ad?

Entertainment Dec. 3, 2010 AT 2:59PM
Worth every penny
27% 639
They overpaid!
73% 1685

Ka-ching!

Julia Roberts pocketed $1.5 million for flashing her world-famous smile -- but didn't utter a word or even a throaty laugh -- in a new coffee ad set to air on Italian TV over the holidays.

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Completely silent in a 45-second commercial for Lavazza coffee, the blockbuster star, 43, poses among the clouds as goddess Venus as an actor playing Renaissance painter Botticelli struggles to make her grin.

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Watch the clip and tell Us: Is she worth that much dough in this ad?

 

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