Not the going-to-Six-Flags kind of friend, mind you -- the Dallas Cowboys QB doesn't want to, like, hang out with you or anything. But for a few bucks he'll, oh, I dunno, bake a virtual birthday cake and send your pal a happy-happy video via the Facebook. So note this morning's New York Times and the press release we just received from something called Cameo Stars, which bills itself as "the first-ever application that enables celebrities to make virtual cameo appearances in fans' social network pages and mobile devices."
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Romo's among the small handful of early adopters getting their slice of the virtual pie -- the endeavor also includes the likes of Carmen Electra, Drew Brees and Reggie Bush. As The Times notes, "Stars get a royalty, and record videos for various occasions. (Certain videos will be free or priced at $1.)" To which Romo adds in the release, "It's a cool idea that gives fans something they've never gotten before from attending games, watching interviews or even buying memorabilia. Plus, it's a really great way for me to connect with fans during both the season and the off season." As opposed to this.