Swipe File: Vanilla Ice, Bud Light And Ben Douglass

Bud Light have been running a promotion under the hashtag #whateverUSA, where Vanilla Ice serves ice cream to a grateful crowd. It looks a little like this.

Bw4gAvmIQAARV-n Bw5HCtdIIAAgm7j BxLnAP1IcAAej2tUnfortunately the artwork – and the idea – was created by an artist Ben Douglass. Who found his T-shirt image turned into in an entire promotion by Bud Lite without anyone even getting in touch.

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It then went epic, getting coverage all over the place.

Even Vanilla Ice was forced to address the issue…

The perfect beer for whatever gets nicked?

About Rich Johnston

Chief writer and founder of Bleeding Cool. Father of two. Comic book clairvoyant. Political cartoonist.

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