(circa July 20, 1958-June 28, 2009)
Resided in Florida
Spokesperson for cleaning products - Orange Glo, Oxy Clean and Kaboom
Spokesperson for Ding King
Why he might be annoying
He sold five or six cleaning solutions for $40 plus shipping and handling, competing with similar products that can total $5 in a 99¢ store.
His name is too close to baseball great Willie Mays.
Does the product work as well at home as it does on TV?
He was way too enthusiastic about cleaning.
Why he might not be annoying
He has a trust factor, you tend to believe him.
He had a cult following.
He won best male presenter at the Electronics Retailers Association Awards (2001).
Using him as a spokesperson has helped the company become one of the top cleaning products company.
He has a gay following that refers to him as a 'bear.'
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Year In Review:
For 2015, as of last week, Out of 10 Votes: 60.0% Annoying
In 2014, Out of 38 Votes: 57.89% Annoying
In 2013, Out of 27 Votes: 62.96% Annoying
In 2012, Out of 18 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
In 2011, Out of 25 Votes: 60.0% Annoying
In 2010, Out of 133 Votes: 47.37% Annoying
In 2009, Out of 1942 Votes: 67.25% Annoying
In 2008, Out of 8744 Votes: 75.45% Annoying
In 2007, Out of 611 Votes: 77.91% Annoying
In 2006, Out of 1414 Votes: 74.26% Annoying
In 2005, Out of 1603 Votes: 69.93% Annoying
In 2004, Out of 575 Votes: 70.43% Annoying
In 2003, Out of 2073 Votes: 70.09% Annoying
In 2002, Out of 1246 Votes: 64.37% Annoying
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