Terry mulls legal action over cigarette packets
England captain John Terry is considering taking legal action
over the apparent use of his image on cigarette packets in
The slightly blurred image of the Chelsea defender has appeared
as part of anti-smoking warnings created by the Indian
”It’s been brought to our attention that an image of our client
has been used on some cigarette packaging without our consent or
knowledge,” Terry’s management company said Tuesday in a
statement. ”We’ve now instructed our legal team to investigate
The Gold Flake cigarette packets with Terry’s apparent image
were on sale in Delhi on Tuesday.
Gold Flake’s manufacturer ITC and Indian government officials
could not be reached for comment.
But an ITC official told the Indian Express newspaper that the
company had simply used anti-smoking warnings prepared by the