Workplace Threat Vacated by Court of Appeals
Workplace Threat Vacated by Court of Appeals
Court Decides Shelly Sterling Can Sell Clippers
Court Decides Shelly Sterling Can Sell Clippers
In New York City, Street Harassment of Women is Still Common
In New York City, Street Harassment of Women is Still Common
Pregnancy Leads to Firing of Hobby Lobby Employee
Pregnancy Leads to Firing of Hobby Lobby Employee
Job Listings

Law Firm Demands Commercial Be Removed From Internet

facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail

Why would a Florida based pool salesman be hired on speculation to produce an obviously racist ad for an Alabama law firm? This is a mystery. The law firm advertised in the commercial that, McCutcheon & Hammer, P.C. of Alabama, didn’t self-produce the YouTube spot. They hired Definitive Television to do it.

The spot first got some online attention — at the blog Angry Asian Man and FindLaw, a legal professional’s site, and the only defense of the ad came from Jim DeBerry, the creator of the spot. His defense, “its only satire!” was exactly what you might expect. The Alabama law firm, McCutcheon & Hamner denies any involvement in the production of the commercial.

Along with plenty more of Jim DeBerry’s Asian character, who is cleverly named “Mr. Wong Fong Shu,” Definitive Television has its own redneckish character, Rodeo Roscoe. There’s also a cop, “Officer Billy Doofus,” and a wacky chef, “Chef Bozaboo.” Jim DeBerry’s wife, who plays “Ditzy Misty,” has found a bit more fame. She has starred in an ad for Walmart.

According to Raw Story, after posting his correspondence on the website, Jim DeBerry held a fake press conference in which he had his character “Mr. Wong Fong Shu” respond to the claims of McCutcheon & Hamner.

What

 job title, keywords

Where

 city, state, zip



Get JD Journal in Your Mail
Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!


The firm in a statement to the Above The Law Blog denied any involvement in the production of the video. A cease and desist letter has been sent to Mr. DeBerry and Definitive Television. Mr. DeBerry has refused and the firm is now currently investigating their legal options.

Image Credit: www.thewire.com

  • Kookamungus

    what lameass writing. obviously siding with the racist deberry moron.

Law Firm Demands Commercial Be Removed From Internet by
facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail

Tagged: , , , , , , ,

Jaan Posted by on January 2, 2014. Filed under Breaking News,Business News,Home,Weird News. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can skip to the end and leave a response. Pinging is currently not allowed.

 

 

Job of the Day
Sr. Legal Specialist - Labor & Employment Practices
USA-VA-Richmond

Altria Group is a FORTUNE 200 company that owns the premier tobacco companies in the United States including Philip Morris USA, U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company, John Middleton and Nu Mark. The companie...