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Sony won it's lawsuit against Kevin Butler

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2 years ago#1
http://ca.ign.com/articles/2013/01/17/sony-settles-bridgestone-lawsuit-with-kevin-butler-actor

He can't appear in any video game related ads for 2 more years, and even after that has to run them by Sony and get their "O.K" first to make sure he isn't acting like Kevin Butler, who is owned by Sony.

Sony always wins baby?
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2 years ago#2
Why was this guy put up front as one of the faces to sell Sony's product in the first place?!
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2 years ago#3
This is stupid a company shouldn't be able to control someone who isn't working for them anymore and he was in a commercial for tiers! This ruling was a joke.
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2 years ago#4
He did a good job. I really liked Kevin Butler...his speech at E3 was awesome.
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2 years ago#5
Why are they separated now?
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2 years ago#6
I still don't know what the big deal was considering that SONY WASN'T EVEN USING HIM.

Kevin Butler was completely non-existent for the whole of 2012, so I really don't understand why Sony got so up in arms about it.
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2 years ago#7
Boo Sony, boo.
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2 years ago#8
jrr18 posted...
This is stupid a company shouldn't be able to control someone who isn't working for them anymore and he was in a commercial for tiers! This ruling was a joke.


It was primarily because he appeared in a Nintendo ad.
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2 years ago#9
art_of_the_kill posted...
I still don't know what the big deal was considering that SONY WASN'T EVEN USING HIM.

Kevin Butler was completely non-existent for the whole of 2012, so I really don't understand why Sony got so up in arms about it.


He appeared in multiple billboards, and even in LittleBigPlanet games in 2012.
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2 years ago#10
Nnamz posted...
jrr18 posted...
This is stupid a company shouldn't be able to control someone who isn't working for them anymore and he was in a commercial for tiers! This ruling was a joke.


It was primarily because he appeared in a Nintendo ad.


So they got jealous and insecure.

Got it.
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