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No.. not a huge point being missed. I understand fully that the commercial was for the tire, but it was a promotion using the Wii. There are two major focuses here.. the tires and the Wii. You buy four tires, you could get the $70 gift-card or the Wii.. and who is, honestly, going to care about the card? It's not directly promoting the Wii but it's close enough, especially considering he is such a huge part of Sony's advertising.

People don't understand how business works I guess.
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Why Sue? Just don't pay him to do your commercials anymore. No job, no money. Not that hard.
Lawesuit are so frivolous these days.

If you don't sue then he could still do other stuff like this. Someone else picked him up and paid him, so obviously that "No job, no money" tactic is gone. Sue = scared for some reason. Sue = scared = no job = no money. I don't know why the 'Sony Guy' wants to do other stuff anyway. He was really. The only real likable thing about the Playstation brand (marketing wise).

Well, I would certainly agree with you that he was the best Marketing PS has ever had. He was likeable... but I wonder, when was the last Sony commercial that featured him? It's been quite some time, if memory serves correct.... though, I don't watch as much TV as most people so it could have been rather recent.
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Should have been pretty obvious for him not to do that commercial... I don't see why people act surprised Sony is doing this.
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Have to love all the baseless hate. Not one of you have any idea about the contract Jerry had with Sony.
I would bet most of the vomiting is coming from people who didn't even know Kevin Butler isn't his real name.

Lol, as if his real name is relevant. Most people are simply pointing out that if Butler's contract precluded him from endorsing competing products (which it most likely did), then Sony is justified in their suit. That's not baseless hate, it's common sense. I can see where the two might be confusing, though rolleyes.gif
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You sir cannot play the Wii/360 in Public nor endorse it in any manner. Sony owns your face, voice, persona, and even your hairstyle! 2cents.gif
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Originally Posted by flyingsaucers View Post

Lol, as if his real name is relevant. Most people are simply pointing out that if Butler's contract precluded him from endorsing competing products (which it most likely did), then Sony is justified in their suit. That's not baseless hate, it's common sense. I can see where the two might be confusing, though rolleyes.gif

You quite obviously missed the entire point made in my post. The only hate to be directed anywhere would be at Sony, which has been prevalent in this thread. That is the very hate I was saying is baseless.

You did nothing but corroborate what I was saying. Try to comprehend what you're reading before trying a quip or any eye rolling.
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Forget about this incident entirely, sony still blows, root kits on cd's... highly over priced garbage pc's/laptops. etc etc....
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Forget about this incident entirely, sony still blows, root kits on cd's... highly over priced garbage pc's/laptops. etc etc....

Same here, I've been boycotting Sony since I was in high school over 10 years ago, they seem to get worse and worse every year.
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Oh how could I forget the massive leak of personal info / credit cards on PSN, which also sucks and lags lol. Sony is probably worse than apple because atleast apple does make quality products for the most part albeit still over priced in my opinion.
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