David Ortiz says selfie was not part of any deal

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BALTIMORE — We all felt the same way when it happened, a selfie with President Obama at the White House. Here we go, another Big Papi moment to add to the list.

And maybe it was a big moment, even if David Ortiz had signed a deal with Samsung to take these types of photos with a new product the company is promoting.

On Wednesday, Ortiz made it sound as if it was a very genuine moment that had nothing to do with the Samsung contract. There were no orders to get the shot, he said.

It’s not that we shouldn’t believe Ortiz, it’s just that the circumstances make it all look fishy.

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