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Mickey Drexler Is 'the Only Honest Character' on Breaking Bad

Image via Fortune
Image via Fortune

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The Breaking Bad episode containing J.Crew's big-man-in-charge Mickey Drexler aired Sunday night, and, thankfully for the retailer, all eight seconds of it hasn't inspired him to devote his time to the dramatic arts. He was a customer at Walter White's gas station, and he wore ill-fitting jeans.

Apparently, his friends at Sony Pictures Television asked Drexler to walk on in the fourth season, but he "didn't feel comfortable." So, as he told WWD:

They asked me again for this last season and I just said, "Why not?" It could be a lot of fun. I went to Albuquerque in February. They gave me a trailer for the day. I had eight or nine words. I played a customer at the car wash receiving change. I think I said "Ma'am, you gave me a five instead of a one." The irony was I think I was the only honest character on the show.
Why is that ironic, Drexler? Huh? Why?
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