On Sunday's episode of the NBC reality
show Celebrity Apprentice, Richard Hatch commented on Jose
Canseco's good looks as the former MLB outfielder played gay in a
Donald Trump asked the teams to create
a commercial for a video phone.
Team Backbone project manager Lil Jon
came up with the idea of using a gay couple living abroad in
Argentina to introduce the product. And Canseco agreed to play one
half of the couple.
“Jose Canseco is one good-looking
fella,” Hatch told viewers. “Holy cow!”
“I'm supposed to be an older gay guy
trying to look young,” Canseco said. “And Richard had some
really great ideas, 'cause Richard's gay.”
“If my father sees this. He's gonna
basically kill me,” added Canseco, who appeared committed to the
In introducing the team's commercial,
Lil Jon described it as reaching the “ultimate coolness level.”
While some on the team worried that
their ad would offend some in the presentation audience, the
commercial received thunderous applause. In the end, Team Backbone
won the challenge.