You’ve read all of your free items this month. To register, get added benefits and unlimited access to articles, Become a Member. Already a Member? Sign in. Advertising Age Article Abstract Darryl Willis, Reluctant Star of BP's Latest Commercials, Talks to Ad Age Is Embattled Oil Giant's Latest Spot a Brilliant PR Ploy or Earnest Face of Compassion? By Edmund Lee, Published on June 24, 2010 16 Want more Access, Content & Connections? Upgrade to Membership. We are glad you are enjoying Advertising Age. To get uninterrupted access and additional benefits, become a member today. Register Now Already a member? Log in.