Remember Joe Isuzu?

“Successful brand actors tend to rave about their time playing the face of a brand. Letting go is another story. For most artists, achieving a huge commercial success, be it a hit song or movie or novel, guarantees another shot at stardom; the opposite is true for most brand actors. Once you’re the face of one major product, no other major product wants you.”
— I enjoyed this piece about the life of the successful commercial spokescharacter. Maybe print it out for your commute.