Newswire: Comcast wants DirecTV to pull those Rob Lowe ads we’re all sick of anyway

After offending the shy bladder community in November, DirecTV’s Rob Lowe commercials have now upset an organization that’s infinitely more powerful: Comcast, the cable company that will someday use humans as batteries to power its shoddy modems. As reported by Variety, Comcast has complained to The Council Of Better Business Bureau’s National Advertising Division (or COBBBNAD), and it wants DirecTV to cancel the Rob Lowe-starring ad campaign over what it says are a series of inaccurate claims. For one, Comcast can pee whenever it wants, it just doesn’t feel like it right now.

Comcast’s actual issue with the ads are about DirecTV’s assertions that its customers “get 99 percent signal reliability” and the “best picture quality and sound.” As for DirecTV’s response, it says that “the various Rob Lowe advertisements are so outlandish and exaggerated that no reasonable consumer would believe that the …

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