Tuesday, March 15, 2011

The Good and Ugly Revealed In Hollywood in Japan Disaster Aftermath

So, while you've got asshats like Gilbert Godfrey saying inappropriate comments and getting himself fired from a lucrative gig as AFLAC spokesgoose, entertainers like Mark Hoppus of Blink 182 have gone and found ways to donate to relief efforts. They're auctioning off a bunch of Blink 182 items, and one of them is now fetching over $20,000. His other listings are here.

Godfrey represented an insurance company that happened to be Japan's largest foreign insurer. Those inappropriate comments harmed the AFLAC brand and the company was well within its rights to dump him.

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