The Commercial That is Frying Up Controversy

Count me as a fan of the commericals during the Super Bowl. It's the one time of year I'll actually go piss during a football game just so I don't miss what kind of funny/stupid commericals compaines paid $2.6 million to air. One already is causing some unecessary controversy.

It's by Nationwide Insurance Company. Last year they had a funny commerical with Fabio on a gondola turning really old after going underneath a bridge with the line "Life Comes at You Fast".

In this commerical, Kevin Federline mocks his real life by going from living the rich and famous lifestyle to actually daydreaming about that lifestyle while he's working at a fast food restaurant. I think the commerical is hilarious. I dare to say that little acting there is isn't that bad.

Criticism comes from the National Restaurant Association, which complained the ad was demeaning to restaurant workers. Working in fast food is not demeaning. It's a job to make money. A demeaning job would be receiving golden showers from grown old men for money.

We've all been to fast food restaurants or worked at them and have seen much more unflattering people working than K-Fed. I've seen people working there that I regret I let touch my food. I've seen people who could barely speak english. K-Fed rapping at the camera? It's safe to say people probably have flashed a lot more ungodly things at fast food survellience cameras.

The fast food commerials I see that use generic workers (not a McD's or Burger King commerical) always show them as nerdy. Wouldn't that be considered demeaning? I just saw that commercial (forgot the company) where the lady orders and #6 box and changes her mind to a #9 and the nerdy employee just turns the box around. Also I think a burger is on fire in the background. To me, that disses fast food a lot more than this commerical.

The loser of the battle is the organization that is complaining. The winner is clearly Nationwide who is getting a ton of publicity before the game. Also K-Fed comes out a winner because people are actually talking about him for actually doing something funny in a good way.

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