Report: Ford and ‘Dirty Jobs’ pitchman Mike Rowe part ways [w/videos]

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Former Dirty Jobs host Mike Rowe has one less job as of today – the pitchman is no longer a pitchman for Ford, with yesterday’s announcement from Rowe ending a seven-year partnership between the TV host and the Blue Oval.

Rowe made the announcement to political pundit Glenn Beck, saying the two are “going in different directions” and wishing Ford “every possibly success that any car company could ever have,” according to The Detroit News. Rowe and Ford got together in 2005, right around the time the 51-year-old came to prominence as the host of Dirty Jobs and the narrator for Deadliest Catch, two of the Discovery Channel’s most popular shows.

Take a look below for a few video snippets of Rowe’s tenure at Ford.

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