Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Is Chad Smith, Will Ferrell Likeness A Business Opportunity?

Chad Smith is the Chili Peppers drummer

ferrellsmith1At first glance, the pictures on the right might looked like an airbrushed PR shot of Will Ferrell next to a regular snapshot of Will Ferrell. However, they are actually two different people. On the left is Will Ferrell, on the right is Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith.
Chad Smith and Will Ferrell aren't even related, but you have to admit the likeness is pretty amazing. People are constantly asking Chad Smith for Will Ferrell's autograph. He's pretty good-natured about it, but considering how hard he's worked on his own career and fame, it's got to sting a little.

Chad Smith won't tarnish Will Ferrell's image

Of course, Chad Smith has considered the fact that he could take advantage of this misunderstanding. He could probably get some easy cash loans by posing as Will Ferrell. He could just tell some producers that he's going to make a movie, and they'd probably hand over billions.

Chad Smith could pose as Will Ferrell to get parts in movies, or maybe just make some extra cash by being Will Ferrell's body double. Of course, Chad Smith already had all the money he needs without using the Chad Smith/Will Ferrell lookalike phenomenon to his advantage. Chad Smith has considered the fact that he could potentially go out, pose as Will Ferrell and cause trouble, but he says he doesn’t plan to do so.

Investing in his own image

Apparently, people think Chad Smith is Will Ferrell so often that he sometimes wears T-shirts that say "I'm not Will Ferrell." I wonder if that actually helps. I mean, doesn't that sound like something Will Ferrell would do? … click here to read the rest of the article titled “Is Chad Smith, Will Ferrell Likeness A Business Opportunity?

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