Portland Brewing Company, the US brewer that recently launched "Governator Ale," featuring the image of Arnold Schwarzenegger, has been forced to halt production by the governor's lawyers. Schwarzenegger's legal team took action to stop the unlicensed use of his image on the bottles of ale, which featured a cartoon of the former bodybuilder in a strongman pose. The action was taken to protect the image of the governorship, according to sources in the Schwarzenegger camp. "You don't overexpose an asset like the governor," said Rob Stutzman, Schwarzenegger's communications director. "If it's not special any more to see the governor promoting something, then you lose an advantage that we would otherwise have."

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