He’d certainly make the “Top Ten List” for least prone to work at a grocery retailer.
Per week after singer Lana Del Rey moonlighted as a waitress on the Waffle House, David Letterman determined to apparently ditch his entertainer methods as effectively and work a shift bagging groceries in Iowa on Friday.
An picture of the late-night legend’s obvious “new gig” is at present blowing up on Facebook.
In the jarring photograph posted by the Hy-Vee grocery retailer, the 76-year-old former “Late Night with David Letterman” host might be seen clad in an apron and his personal identify tag whereas inspecting a can of Campbell’s soup at an outlet in Des Moines.
“You by no means know who you’ll stumble upon whereas purchasing the aisles at Hy-Vee,” learn the caption.
Thankfully, it didn’t seem as if Letterman was stocking cabinets to make ends meet.
A video uploaded to the comic’s Instagram account Sunday reveals Letterman informing the Hy-Vee supervisor that he has “spent a substantial quantity of my life in a grocery retailer in Indianapolis” and that it was “the final of the singular, unbiased owned grocery shops and I beloved it.”
“If I can provide one thing again to the advertising and marketing neighborhood, I want to try this,” declared the TV icon, earlier than quipping, “however I don’t have all day, in fact.”
The grocery boss then ties Letterman’s apron and it’s off to the races.
The funnyman is seen bagging groceries, sampling numerous meals gadgets — together with uncooked minestrone soup from an open can and a free gumball off the ground — and saying over the intercom that celery was free for “right this moment and right this moment solely.”
Along with giving again to the neighborhood, the Indianan was additionally selling the Hy-Vee Indy Car race in Des Moines.
The entertainer had attended the occasion over the weekend to observe Christian Lundgaard drive the No. 45 race automotive, which he co-owns through his Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing workforce.
Letterman’s not the primary superstar to work a blue-collar stint postfame.
Earlier this month, Grammy-winning singer Lana Del Rey was noticed serving up grub at a Waffle House in Alabama, though the explanations for her meals business foray stay unclear.
Perhaps it’s solely so lengthy earlier than we see Jerry Seinfeld bussing tables at Fuddruckers.