Popgoes the morning for Victor Cruz…
The 33-year-old Puerto Rican former New York Giantswide receiver has joined E!’s morning news show Pop of the Morningas a co-host, E! has announced.
Cruz will join the recently hired Lilliana Vazquezand Scott Tweedieon the 11:00 am weekday show.
“I’m excited for this new journey in life,” Cruz said in a statement. “I’m excited for you guys to see me in a different way.”
Cruz was an undrafted free agent in 2010 when he landed at the Giants, finishing the 2011 season with a single-season franchise record for receiving yards, and later becoming part of the Giants victory over the New England Patriotsin Super Bowl XLVI.
He launched the Victor Cruz Foundationin 2014, which encourages children to become physically active, focuses on college readiness, financial literacy, and STEMprogramming.
E! News tweeted a brief video clip of Cruz announcing his new gig.