Sunday, March 14, 2010

Big Ben's Sauce And Jerky Income At Risk?

As if it were not already bad enough that Ben Roethlisberger's misadventure in Georgia has generated stories questioning his desirability as a restaurant customer (some might shorten it to bad tipper), spoiled his "Ben-a-Palooza" interstate birthday party (those custom-printed t-shirts are customarily nonrefundable) and reportedly forced him to grovel his way to a meeting with his "dismayed" employers, today's news brought this:

It could cost him some endorsement deals.

Advertisers apparently have reservations about associating their message with someone whose new pastime is dodging sexual assault allegations writing big checks to the kind of elite private investigator whose calling card is work for terrorists, NFL felons or murder suspects, corrupt politicians and gun-running rappers.

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