There’s a new Mr. Clean on the town, of us.
Meet Atlanta native Mike Jackson. He is tall, he is buff and he is received the signature white t-shirt and gold hoop earring. He is additionally the new face of Proctor & Gamble’s Mr. Clean merchandise, whereas the unique Mr. Clean is “on trip.”
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Jackson, who works in sports activities advertising and marketing and occasions administration, lately gained the nationwide Mr. Clean competitors (yep, that exists) for greatest representing the model and what its brawny icon stands for. The prize? $20,000 and a whole yr’s provide of Mr. Clean Magic Erasers. Truthfully, I am undecided which is healthier.
Seems, Jackson is a lot like Mr. Clean, the cleansing guru. “I am truly sort of a neat freak,” he advised Yahoo Magnificence. “I truly use the product; I at all times have.”
There’s one key (and superior) distinction, although, with this Mr. Clean choice — Jackson is African-American. Rating one for Mr. Clean, for being devoted to diversifying their model!
“It is undoubtedly a dream come true to turn into the subsequent Mr. Clean,” Jackson mentioned in a information launch. “Whereas it is unattainable to interchange the iconic Mr. Clean, I am excited for this chance to assist folks sort out the most seemingly unattainable messes whereas he is away … and have some enjoyable!”
Jackson will certainly be residing it up — he is headed to Houston this weekend to advertise Mr. Clean’s Tremendous Bowl advert … at the precise Tremendous Bowl. The advert options an animated Mr. Clean doing a, um, particular dance for a lady cleansing her kitchen, Magic Eraser (extra like “Magic Mike”) in hand. Sadly, Jackson is not in the advert (which we’re sort of bummed about) however maintain a watch out for him in your TV display screen come Sunday.
Being Mr. Clean has its glamorous perks, too. Jackson simply wrapped a 2017 calendar shoot, which options him in numerous seasonal conditions — typically cleansing, typically simply lookin’ fairly.
We’re a fan of July, for apparent causes:
And November. That cable-knit sweater is on level:
“I simply felt I embodied who Mr. Clean is,” Jackson mentioned, on his resolution to use to the contest.
The workforce at Good Housekeeping truly met Jackson when he and a bunch of different dreamy Mr. Cleans got here to present our workplaces a once-over. (There was a lot of blushing). And you understand what? We 100% agree.