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Danica Patrick promotes the “ultimate escape vehicle” for celebrities from paparazzi

Apr 25, 2014, 6:29 PM EDT

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If it was April Fools Day, we might have thought this truly was a joke: an on-call “service” (and we use that word very loosely) for celebrities in Los Angeles that need to be “rescued” from the paparazzi.

But apparently it’s a legit service – and NASCAR driver Danica Patrick is starring in two commercials touting it. One spot has actress Brooke Burke whisked away from the mean, old photogs, while the other commercial features Aerosmith front man Steven Tyler.

We’ve long been fans of the unique three-wheeled Can-Am Spyder RS – two wheels in the front and one in the back.

And the all-white Spyder versions that come to the beckon call of Tyler and Burke are reminiscent of a knight on a white horse coming to the rescue of a damsel in distress (Tyler might be a stretch when it comes to the damsel part, but he did sing “Dude Looks Like a Lady,” so that probably qualifies him).

So if you’re a celeb in need of a quick getaway, check out the videos below or call 1-844-SPYDER-LA – or as Patrick calls it, “The Ultimate Escape Vehicle.” By the way, the phone number and service are both legit.

For the record, Burke’s fan base must be a lot smaller than Tyler’s: her video has only had just over 7,000 views, while Tyler has over 130,000 more views of his video.

We could say something more here, but we’ll demure.

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Here’s Patrick’s commercials, the first with Tyler and the second with Burke:

  1. techmeister1 - Apr 25, 2014 at 11:41 PM

    The Can-Am is a joke IMO but if it makes you happy, buy one. As far as the Paparassi – most of them should be run over by a locamotive as they are scum, they routinely violate law, they harass celebrities and they are bottom feeders.

  2. onbucky96 - Apr 26, 2014 at 12:34 PM

    Danica, win a Nascar race already.

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