Billy Eichner accuses Ross Mathews of “Billy On The Street” scam
Billy Eichner is not a fan of Jay Leno’s former intern.
In a series of NSFW tweets, the Difficult people the star accused E! network Ross mathews for ripping off his pop culture game show Billy in the street in a new ad for Capital One (as embedded below):
In response, the red carpet personality claimed to have never seen Eichner’s work, to which the host denied that while this may be true, the creatives behind his ad certainly had:
– billy eichner (@billyeichner) June 17, 2016
There, Mathews plays a trivia game with two pedestrians focused on Capital One’s different credit card options. Eichner’s anger (who is not quite at “Denzel Washington was do not in The Phantom of the Opera“ levels, but close) would seem to come from Mathews’ ways throughout the commercial, which seem to mimic Eichner’s from one of his truTV segments:
– Capital One (@CapitalOne) June 16, 2016
Do you think Eichner was right to accuse Mathews of creating a “blatant scam”, or is this ad nothing more than your ordinary man in the street play? Watch the ad above, then vote in our poll below.