Pharrell Williams: “I’m A PC… Except Not Really”

Lucas Jensen / September 25, 2008

Last week we discussed Jerry Seinfeld getting dumped by Microsoft in favor of the high-powered trio of Pharell Williams, Eva Longoria, and Deepak Chopra. It’s looking like the folks over Microsoft vetted these candidates less than Sarah Palin. Longoria owns a MacBook and Chopra has blogged approvingly of iPods, but the kicker, I think, is this:



Yep, that’s a gold-plated iPhone Pharrell is holding. And his Billionaire Boys Club blog has a nod to iPod designer Jonathan Ive. And he owned an iPod.

Man, I miss the days when celebrities really used the products they were endorsing.

Drunken Orson Welles [YouTube]
‘I’m A PC’ Made On A Mac [Sydney Morning Herald]
I’m a PC … and I Love My iPhone! [AdAge]
Microsoft Gets Pharrell Williams To Lie For Them [Agency Spy]