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Tiger's new commercial an exploitative disgrace

Posted on: April 8, 2010 9:01 am
Edited on: April 8, 2010 5:53 pm
 
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Just saw the new Tiger Woods Nike commercial and almost threw up.

Just in case you haven't seen it, Woods' father does a voiceover as the camera pans in on Woods' face. Woods says nothing, it's just his father talking. Woods stares unblinking at the camera as his father speaks.

His father, of course, is dead.

Now, there's bad taste, and then there's using your dead father to move product.

Throughout this entire scandal, I've defended Woods (somewhat) from all the hypocrites who chastise Woods for his infidelity, while many of them are bagging their own women on the side. I also thought Woods' apology tour was sincere.

Then came this disgusting commercial.

He lost me and he likely lost the few defenders he had.

Woods needs to keep a low profile and play golf. He doesn't need to use his dead pops to sell more golf clubs.

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Category: Golf
Tags: Tiger Woods
 
Comments

Since: Jan 24, 2008
Posted on: April 8, 2010 8:57 pm
 

Tiger's new commercial an exploitative disgrace

I am having trouble figuring out where this is Tiger's fault. Since I'm sure he creates all the ads Nike puts out that feature him and all.



Since: Apr 8, 2010
Posted on: April 8, 2010 8:54 pm
 

Tiger's new commercial an exploitative disgrace

oh god here goes this muppet again, redwings has such a high opinion of himself i think he believes he is christ. stop talking about yourself you moron. 



Since: May 3, 2007
Posted on: April 8, 2010 8:51 pm
 

Tiger's new commercial an exploitative disgrace

So are you against the use of any dead person in advertising, or just in this instance?



Since: May 4, 2008
Posted on: April 8, 2010 8:36 pm
 

Tiger's new commercial an exploitative disgrace

Very well said...thank you!



Since: May 4, 2008
Posted on: April 8, 2010 8:31 pm
 

Tiger's new commercial an exploitative disgrace

Are you going to buy becausse he used his fater in a commercial....didnt think so...and Im sure Nike didn't think so either...lol...how can you be so so STUPID



Since: May 4, 2008
Posted on: April 8, 2010 8:28 pm
 

Tiger's new commercial an exploitative disgrace

Lol...you are GREAT...definitely nothing to be taken serious but you are funny




Since: Jun 25, 2009
Posted on: April 8, 2010 8:28 pm
 

Tiger's new commercial an exploitative disgrace

So redwings1969 you think you know Tigers father better than him?  You are clueless and a utter disgrace.  Those of you who think their father would not support you in YOUR time of need, need to get better fathers.  You disgust me with you self righteous indignation.  Tiger should tell the lot of you to go crap in your hat.


Where do I even start responding to such a ridiculous post??  Ok, I'll play and I'll do my best to prove that you are a fool....

First of all,  I never said I knew Tiger's father better then he does.  I have no idea how you come up with that but oh well... losers will be losers and you my little cyber friend are a complete moron.

Tiger's father did not support him in THIS time of need because he is dead.  So I have no idea what you are talking about.  Yes, my father would support me if I was in jail for a triple murder for God sakes.. but that doesn't make murder right... and even if Tiger's father was around it wouldn't mean a damn thing to me if he supported Tiger..... why would I care???

The last part of your little paragraph made me laugh out loud !! And really...  I had a rough week so thank you so much for the laugh, I needed that.   So let me get this straight... I disgust you and Tiger should be disgusted with me and tell me off????

Tiger is a father that travelled the world banging every whore he could stick his penus in behind his wife's back as she was home taking care of the children and I'm the bad guy??  I'm a father of 2 kids that doesn't cheat at all and takes care of his family.  I come home after work every day and even when I've had to work late or travel I didn't do that.   I respect and love my family and take care of all of their needs..... no questions asked.   I have 2 boys that have tremendous respect for their dad..... Tiger has kids that will grow up embarassed to hear the things they will hear and embarassed to share his name ....

But yeah, you're right.  I'm the disgrace..... gotcha !!!



Since: May 4, 2008
Posted on: April 8, 2010 8:24 pm
 

Tiger's new commercial an exploitative disgrace

Just read this article almost threw up...you defended Tiger....but now you almost threw up over a commercial...LMAO. Freeman, how stupid is that....Damn. Now this commercail has made his apology is not sincere...l mao. I wonder is it possible that I misunderstand what you are writing here.....and I should be careful how I decide you are full of shit? I wonder, how  well do you know what they were trying to  do in this commercail...I wonder how much of this article do I mis undersatnd.....just wondering

But I will ask....you are the writer...did you just watch the commercial....or dig deeperfor waht they were thinking and trying to say!



Since: Mar 21, 2009
Posted on: April 8, 2010 8:23 pm
 

Tiger's new commercial an exploitative disgrace

Well, the guys job is also to editorialize.  Sorry you do not like his POV but that is what his job is, and it works.  Again, I will just say many of the sheep that worship Tiger Woods as a God can not handle any negative comments.   It is almost like a cult you Tiger worshipers.



Since: Jul 10, 2009
Posted on: April 8, 2010 8:22 pm
 

Tiger's new commercial an exploitative disgrace

I typically voice my displeasure when commenting on Freeman's stuff.

But, in this case, he's right on.


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