View Full Version : Commercials with dead punks

24th May 2007, 22:30

I bet they wouldn't have allowed thsi by themself, if they were alive hehe.

24th May 2007, 22:35
that is just fcking horrible. who are they trying to sell to? I can't belive anyone born before... 1990 thinks this is ok.

24th May 2007, 22:41
That's some bullshit right there. Someone should pull that down.

24th May 2007, 22:57
who are they trying to sell to?

Wannabe-punks is my guess.

24th May 2007, 23:09
oh dear oh dear oh dear

25th May 2007, 00:13
Yeech. :(

25th May 2007, 00:23
what is this thread about anyway, I don't get it? :roll:

25th May 2007, 01:30
that is taking it too far. This is not very punk rock at all, f"cking commercial crap

25th May 2007, 03:19
they definatly wouldn't have wanted to be a part of this, especially since they were all so anti-corporate.

looks like courtney love needed some more money

25th May 2007, 06:11
agreed, y'all. not that i really feel attached to these guys, but i'm amazed at my ability to still be amazed by how far corporations will go to peddle their shit. but why didn't anyone working there say "hey, this isn't going to go down well!" or something?!?! barf.

26th May 2007, 00:34
They have stopped the commercials and stopped working with the commercialcompany because of.... Courtney Love! :shock:

Who could have imagined such a big money-whore feeling sorry for her dead husband? Maybe she wants to take it to court and make moneys? :P

26th May 2007, 00:38
Joey Ramones' brother, Mickey Leigh, issued the following statement about the use of his late brother's image:

Obviously, we are in the same position as Courtney Love, as well as the Estates of the others depicted (in the ad). We were never consulted about this ad. We were never asked for permission to use Joey's image, or paid for the use of it. As Executor of my brother's estate I never would have approved this ad as Joey never wore these shoes. And, not that my brother was terribly religious, but the fact that he was Jewish, and this ad is not exactly Kosher, makes it that much more inappropriate, inconsiderate and contemptible.

Though we were about to formulate a statement to the above effect, Courtney certainly has a louder, more influential voice, and I am thrilled that she got through to the them.

26th May 2007, 10:03
well thats that! :D

6th June 2007, 17:56
****, i could just picture courtney loves reaction to that ad, and imagine the dozens of screaming threatening phone calls she made.

6th June 2007, 19:05
Hmm, not good :/!

It's really wrong too do such a thing.