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Why oh why would Steven Tyler shill for Burger King

Bellachefa May 25, 2012 02:49 PM

perhaps. . . .


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  1. monavano RE: Bellachefa May 25, 2012 03:08 PM

    Dude looks like... he needs to eat a Triple Whopper.

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      Bellachefa RE: monavano May 25, 2012 03:52 PM


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      KSlink RE: Bellachefa May 25, 2012 03:38 PM

      Beats me--how much money and media exposure does one person need in a lifetime...???

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        sunshine842 RE: KSlink May 26, 2012 03:29 AM

        oh, about 15 minutes...

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          tommy RE: KSlink May 27, 2012 08:41 AM

          Has Steven Tyler earned and currently has enough money in your opinion?

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            sunshine842 RE: tommy May 27, 2012 08:58 AM

            sorry -- I care about his income because.....?

            Would I shill for BK for half of his paycheck? Hellyeah.

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              tommy RE: sunshine842 May 27, 2012 09:04 AM

              Not sure why that was directed to me.

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                sunshine842 RE: tommy May 27, 2012 09:06 AM

                only in the general "because you made the last comment" sense and because it then stays in the place it belongs in the conversation.

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          kengk RE: Bellachefa May 25, 2012 03:59 PM

          Probably because they paid him a good amount of money for very little work. Living like a rock star ain't cheap.

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            bulavinaka RE: Bellachefa May 25, 2012 10:34 PM

            Clicked on the link and Andy Warhol eating a Whopper?

            Why would Steven Tyler shill for Burger King? It's a hell of a lot safer than falling off the stage. :)

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              Clams047 RE: Bellachefa May 26, 2012 03:20 AM

              Because they finally found someone even creepier than the King?

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                greygarious RE: Clams047 May 26, 2012 05:00 AM

                Ding ding ding - we have a winner! I found myself standing next to the wispy, diminutive rock star in a hospital elevator a few years ago. No idea if he was an outpatient or visiting an inpatient (he was in full studded denim regalia) but he certainly did look like he could use some calories, even the empty kind.

              2. sunshine842 RE: Bellachefa May 26, 2012 03:30 AM

                why *wouldn't* Steven Tyler shill for Burger King? It's not like he has some sort of culinary reputation to uphold...it's not like he's obese...and it's not like it could possibly be any worse than some of the stuff I'm sure he's eaten (by choice or lack thereof) in his life.

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                  HillJ RE: Bellachefa May 26, 2012 05:04 AM

                  'Cause advertisers strike while the irons hot...and love him or hate him, Tyler brought viewers to another (why!!) show, American Idol. Expect to see a bit more of him, than less.

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                    kurtt RE: Bellachefa May 27, 2012 12:56 PM

                    I'm pretty sure Steven Tyler is living by the axiom of; you can't be too rich or too thin.

                    1. John E. RE: Bellachefa May 29, 2012 07:54 AM

                      The better question is "Why would Burger King hire Steven Tyler to shill for them"?

                      One look at Steven Tyler and I am LESS likely to eat at a Burger King.

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                        beteez RE: Bellachefa May 29, 2012 09:20 AM

                        Crappy food needs crappy music.

                        1. ttoommyy RE: Bellachefa Jun 2, 2012 09:27 AM

                          David Beckham is also "shilling" for BK. Albeit for smoothies.

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                            Bellachefa RE: ttoommyy Jun 2, 2012 09:31 AM

                            not surprising he has to go to BK to get a smoothie

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                            Rella RE: Bellachefa Jun 2, 2012 03:11 PM

                            Maybe he wants to earn some money and thinks that no one knows who he is, so it won't matter.
                            I've never heard his name - perhaps there are many others that haven't either. Does he say, I'm a world-reknown person in the food industry who is an expert in burgers?

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                              ttoommyy RE: Rella Jun 2, 2012 03:57 PM

                              Many people do know who is is and am sure BK is banking on it. Not only is he the frontman of a well known classic rock group ( Aerosmith) he is a judge on American Idol. BK's demographic knows him.

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                                Rella RE: ttoommyy Jun 2, 2012 07:27 PM

                                Thanks - I'm an oldster who doesn't eat at BK. Aerosmith - yes, I've heard of him and even recognize his picture on Wikipeda - wasn't he popular in the 70's - I suppose he's an old rocker now. American Idol - never have watched it either.

                                An aside: Loved that picture of Billy Joel recently - been eatin' soooo good.

                                I'll nominate him for the next BK kid.

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