On Wednesday, we noted that Basketball Hall of Famer Charles Barkley was set to debut a new advertising campaign for Weight Watchers, a weight loss program that the company says has helped the Round Mound of Rebound lose 42 pounds.
Well, here's the video of the advertisement, which will begin airing on April 8. Barkley indeed appears in a black dress, black heels, jewelry and a wig to pitch men on the benefits of using the weight loss program. Barkley delivers the pitch while tossing and playing with his hair.
"If this is what I gotta do to get you to listen, then take a good look," Barkley says. "My eyes are up here, guys."
In January, Barkley was caught on a live microphone joking that his Weight Watchers endorsement is a "scam" because he was being paid to lose weight.
Weight Watchers later issued a statement from Barkley that read: "I meant what I said, the fact that I'm dropping pounds, getting healthier and getting paid at the same time, is my definition of a great scam," Barkley's statement read. "The only problem is I'm going to have to use some of the money to buy a new wardrobe."
He wasn't kidding.