Jackie Chan To Sell George Foreman Grills
By Chris Karr in Arts & Entertainment on Oct 13, 2006 4:08PM
Prior to reading this story in Crain's, we never made the connection that Jackie Chan was the George Foreman of the eastern hemisphere. According to Crain's, Chan will begin endorsing and selling Foreman grills (How may do you have in your closet and plan on regifting?) in Asia.
However, the more we thought about it, the more it made sense. Foreman had his grill, Chan had one fun Nintendo game. Foreman peddles household cleaners, Chan's on Saturday mornings in his own cartoon. Both men are musicians at heart, having released albums of their own (Chan discography, "Inspirations by Foreman). We're sure that if we tried, we could play this game all day.
In any case, Chan's been one of our favorite movie stars for some time. We wish him the best of luck in his new role as a grill salesman and we're confident that he'll have no problem peddling products like this to the Asian market.