David Spade has responded to negative reactions toward a DirecTV ad that features digitally-altered footage of him alongside the late Chris Farley in their 1997 film Tommy Boy. Critics have said the ad is in poor taste for re-appropriating a performance by Farley, who died after an overdose in 1997. But Spade claims the actor would have been on board. “Oh, my God if [Farley] was here, I guarantee he’d be stoked that this little movie is included,” Spade told People. “The movie is important to me, and I would hate to offend [anyone] because that’s one of my favorite things I’ve ever done. So I would apologize to someone who took it that way.”