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Kevin Butler Mario Kart Commercial leads to Sony Suing him

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3 years ago#1
http://mynintendonews.com/2012/10/06/sony-suing-kevin-butler-for-bridgestone-wii-commercial/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=facebook

New legal documents show that Sony is currently in the process of suing Jerry Lambert, aka Kevin Butler, for the Bridgestone Wii commercial. Sony is taking legal action against Bridgestone and Wildcat Creek, whose president is none other than Jerry Lambert. The end result of the proceedings could see the end of Jerry Lambertís advertising career.
3 years ago#2
Sony = Jackasses.

I hope Kevin Butler (Lambert), never does a single ad for them again.
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3 years ago#3
He should do Nintendo ads after this.

"Sony fired me for having fun, Nintendo hired me to have fun!"
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3 years ago#4
*facepalm*
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3 years ago#5
If Jerry had a clause in his contract about advertising another gaming company, then Sony has every right to sue him
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3 years ago#6
jmichaelbp posted...
Sony = Jackasses.

I hope Kevin Butler (Lambert), never does a single ad for them again.


Why? If they had a contract with him then this is well within their rights...
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3 years ago#7
They have no legal right. It is called free speech. Unless he is in breach of contract, they can do nothing. I love Sony but this is ridiculous.
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3 years ago#8
jmichaelbp posted...
Sony = Jackasses.

I hope Kevin Butler (Lambert), never does a single ad for them again.


He's under a legal contract. He broke it by doing a commercial that also advertised a competitors product. If people could advertise a competitors product without legal action, companies would be paying top dollar to steal competitors spokespersons. Basically, it would be end of using people as mascots behind an ad campaign
3 years ago#9
ORANGE666 posted...
jmichaelbp posted...
Sony = Jackasses.

I hope Kevin Butler (Lambert), never does a single ad for them again.


He's under a legal contract. He broke it by doing a commercial that also advertised a competitors product. If people could advertise a competitors product without legal action, companies would be paying top dollar to steal competitors spokespersons. Basically, it would be end of using people as mascots behind an ad campaign


it wasnt MK being advertised..
3 years ago#10
Icecreamdunwich posted...
jmichaelbp posted...
Sony = Jackasses.

I hope Kevin Butler (Lambert), never does a single ad for them again.


Why? If they had a contract with him then this is well within their rights...


ORANGE666 posted...
jmichaelbp posted...
Sony = Jackasses.

I hope Kevin Butler (Lambert), never does a single ad for them again.


He's under a legal contract. He broke it by doing a commercial that also advertised a competitors product. If people could advertise a competitors product without legal action, companies would be paying top dollar to steal competitors spokespersons. Basically, it would be end of using people as mascots behind an ad campaign




Technically, he is not advertising a Nintendo product, but instead bridgestone and a bridgestone promotion. Not a Nintendo thing
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