Has there ever been more appropriate product placement? Toilet manufacturer TOTO was so excited about its appearance on "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" that it put out a press release touting the fact. Oh, TOTO. There's no place like the Kardashian home... and that's a good thing.
Here's the release:
Style Icon Kourtney Kardashian Chooses Company's Innovative, High-Design Plumbing Products to Remodel her Bathrooms
MORROW, Ga., Aug. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- TOTO, the largest plumbing manufacturer in the world with $5.1 billion in annual sales, announced today that its stylish, technologically advanced plumbing fixtures are featured this season on The Kardashians trend-setting reality series. A storyline follows style maven Kourtney Kardashian as she selects TOTO products to make a sophisticated, contemporary design statement in her bath spaces.
"We are delighted to play a role on The Kardashians reality show," said David Krakoff, Senior Vice-President, Americas Sales Division. "This popular family-focused television series is a perfect setting for our sophisticated lifestyle products—loved by celebrities and homeowners around the globe—because TOTO is about people first and foremost. We breathe life into innovations that enhance the way you live by delivering world-class, reliable, eco-friendly performance."
In the episode that premiered Sunday, August 5th at 9PM E/P, Kourtney and her sister Khloe Kardashian Odom visited TOTO's West Hollywood Gallery to shop for products. The company's regional sales director, Paul Wellman, escorted the sisters around the showroom, offering insights into the TOTO products best suited to each of Kourtney's bath spaces.
As Kourtney toured the TOTO Gallery, the stylista was able to see many of the company's high-fashion, technologically advanced products on display, such as the NEOREST 600 state-of-the-art, high-tech toilet; the chic Kiwami Design I Vessel Lavatories and Kiwami Renesse Widespread Faucets; the elegant Soiree Suite Freestanding Tub, Shower System, Bath Faucet with Handshower, and Accessories; the comely Carolina II one-piece high-efficiency toilet; the elementally beautiful Nexus Pedestal Lavatory and Faucets; and the high-style Aimes Faucets and Accessories.
Whoa, get ahold of yourself, TOTO.