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LeBron James

Samsung Scrambles Emergency Team

After Pitchman's Cell Phone Craps Out

3/12/2014 3:36 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0312_lebron_james_samsung_gettyWhen LeBron James tweets, Samsung listens ... especially when he's complaining about a HUGE problem with his cell phone -- since LBJ is a pitchman for the company. 

The drama began earlier today when 'Bron tweeted, "My phone just erased everything it has in it and rebooted. One of the sickest feelings I've ever had in my life."

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We spoke to a rep for Samsung who essentially told us the company scrambled the jets to remedy the problem that blasted to LeBron's 12 MILLION followers. 

"We are following the situation," the rep tells us ... "We have a team looking into it. There should be more information soon."

LeBron, probably realizing he made a pretty huge boo boo, deleted the tweet ... and replaced it a short time later with some new info: "Close call. Wheew! Got all my info back. Gamer! Lol."

Whoops.

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6 COMMENTS

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BLUE UGLY 💩    

Too bad Crapsung they don't do that for all their customers instead of just the famous ones

163 days ago
2.

Mike    

Pretty amazing that these celebrities who are making millions of dollars in endorsement money (and kickbacks) from Samsung keep dissing the company. Most actually use Apple products and only carry their Samsung loot when the paparazzi are around. I love when the celebs post on their social media accounts about how much they "love" their Samsung hardware but the tag is from their iPhone or iPad.

163 days ago
3.

Vote2012    

I also had those same problem it shuts down and reboots all day long, that's when I got smart and switched to Apple.

163 days ago
4.

Bill Foresman    

Yeah, oops I almost list my sponsorship money!

162 days ago
5.

OK    

If that is his biggest problem in life he is very lucky.

162 days ago
6.

StammerTimeFTW    

Must be that serious.

161 days ago

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