What do Charles Barkley, The Bachelor, and the craziest commercial ever made have in common? They’re all right here as Leo Burnett SVP and Executive Producer Bridget Rose answers Five Questions with SCREEN… let’s get to it!
SCREEN: If you could be a contestant on any game show or reality TV type competition in television history, what would it be?
BRIDGET: My first instinct is to say Double Dare because who wouldn’t want to roll around between huge pancakes… but a real reoccurring thought of mine (this is no offense to my family) is how amazing it would be to go on The Bachelor. Not The Bachelorette – that’s too much work. Too germy. But give me some time off hanging at the mansion laying out and drinking champagne – couple of nice dinners and some travel? Ideally, I would be eliminated before the fantasy suites, but the goal is to endear myself to the masses, get very big on social media and get wealthy on the backs of Colon Broom and Prose.
Bridget, this mashup of iconic moments from the fab franchise is just for you…
SCREEN: How are your New Year’s resolutions coming along?
BRIDGET: Delayed start. Fine-ish. I just ate a cheese Danish.
SCREEN: Your favorite commercial ever?
BRIDGET: I always have a very soft spot for Much Respect – the old Air Jordan spot(s)- I could still watch over and over.
Honorable mention would be coming straight out of Champaign, IL where I went to school. Has anyone ever mentioned this? Big Mike’s Furniture. He would shave people’s heads in his warehouse among the dining sets and yell the prices are ‘going downer’ and give people a free onion with purchase. It’s gold. Please find it!
Bridget, we found it! Put all calls on hold and enjoy this amazing pick from Bridget…
SCREEN: What is your most prized possession?
BRIDGET: My family is everything to me – my husband, Sean, and three boys – Emmett, Henry and Casey.
HA! That said—-
SCREEN: Celebrity crush?
BRIDGET: Probably Jason Momoa. Or Charles Barkley. But probably Charles Barkley.
SCREEN: What is your greatest fear?
BRIDGET: Historically, failure… but I am working on trying to normalize that in my own life and at home because I’ve realized it’s worse to not take risks and challenge yourself and grow!
SCREEN: If you could play any superhero in a major motion picture, who would it be?
BRIDGET: Is JEM a superhero? I would like to play JEM.
Ok Bridget, we hereby deem JEM a superhero and we will also tracked down the very first episode of ‘Jem and the Holograms,’ enjoy!
SCREEN: Best advice you’ve ever been given?
BRIDGET: “Never apologize for showing your feelings. When you do, you are apologizing for the truth.”
Thanks for playing, Bridget! And those Big Mike’s commercials will be echoing in our ears for weeks! They’re going downer, downer, DOWNER!
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