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Lee Lin Chin encourages you to ‘play with your selfie’ for the Olympics

Optus has taken an unconventional route to encourage Australians to send their messages of support to the Olympic team, using Ian Thorpe and Lee Lin Chin as its spokespeople in a riotously bizarre ad.

Starting with the Thorpedo smashing through a life-sized painting of himself done by a boy, it shows him walking along as he encounters “everyday” Aussies, encouraging them to get “weird” in their support.

And up pops SBS newsreader Lee Lin Chin for a cameo, telling people she encourages them to “you have my permission to play with your selfie,” before adding menacingly “if you don’t you’ll be tried for treason, you pathetic traitor”.

And make sure you watch to the end for a neat little cameo from the Bondi Hipster: “Nice name, Ian”.


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