Warren Buffett is known for his vast wealth, his philanthropy, and
the way his market predictions are given near-Delphic credence in the
financial world. He's less well-known for his roles in viral videos,
but all that may be about to change. In a new commercial for the car
insurance company GEICO, Buffett dons the getup of Guns N' Roses
frontman Axl Rose--tinted shades, bandanna, leather jacket, and
kilt--and croons the chorus of a power ballad about customer service.
is owned by Buffett's company Berkshire Hathaway, in whose print ads
the Oracle of Omaha has appeared before. Buffett has a habit of
shouting out to his own companies and holdings, as in a recent CNBC
interview where he suggested
the set designers touch up the studio with some Berkshire-owned
Benjamin Moore paint. Can a Coca-Cola commercial featuring Buffett in
full-on Lil Wayne garb, teardrop tattoos and all, be far off?
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