Chris Farley Ad Reignites Debate Over Heather O'Rourke Commercial

By Deena Bustillo on
A famous Chris Farley scene from Tommy Boy is part of a new Direct TV ad campaign, only it's doing more than selling HBO packages to customers, it's sparking debate over using dead celebrities for current promotions. Last year, the company went through the same jig when they featured Heather O'Rourke, the star of The Poltergeist, who died in 1988 at age 12. Some say it's insensitive and in poor judgement to feature deceased stars to sell their product. Others defend the campaigns and say...Read Full Story