“7 UP’s new guy” debuts in commercials; was a star of The It Factor.

“7 UP’s new guy” debuts in first commercial; was a star of The It Factor.
On a late episode of The It Factor, now repeating of its entire season with two episodes every Sunday at 9 ET, cast member Godfrey (final bio on the page) learned he had been selected as the star of 7 UP’s new commercials. Slate’s Rob Walker analyzes the first commercial, finding “that he’s just like the old one” and discussing 7 UP’s selection of two black men for the comedic role.

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