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Swapping his button-down for a hazmat suit? JCrew boss Mickey Drexler to try his hand at acting in Breaking Bad cameoHow random to see Mickey Drexler on a t.v. show?! Especially if you did not know about it beforehand. ;)
By Margot Peppers
August 21, 201
Mickey Drexler has made a name for himself as the CEO of JCrew, but the fashion mogul is briefly trying his hand at a new career path: acting. According to the New York Post, the 69-year-old businessman is set to make a guest appearance on Breaking Bad on Sunday, playing a customer at Walter White's carwash. His cameo apparently came about after he told producers he was 'obsessed' with the AMC show, so they flew him out to New Mexico for the one-day shoot.
Despite running the operations at JCrew, Mr Drexler will not be sporting clothes from the brand in his TV appearance. The paper reports that the former CEO of Gap is expected to wear a 'very out-of-character sweatshirt and ill-fitting jeans - definitely not from JCrew.
The crime drama series, which is in its fifth season, follows the life of high school chemistry teacher Walter White, who produces and sells meth to provide for his family. It's somewhat unsurprising that the JCrew boss managed to convince the producers to feature him in an episode after simply expressing his fondness for the show. ...
What are your thoughts on J.Crew's Mickey Drexler's appearance on "Breaking Bad"? Did you spot him when the episode aired?