Canseco Cancels on King: ‘I Can’t Emotionally do It’

By Chris Ariens 

The Lost Remote newsletter brings you the the best in streaming news, from staffing changes to premiere dates to trailers—to the latest platform moves. Sign up today.

Jose Canseco canceled his “Larry King Live” interview last night because he was “having a breakdown.”

At the start of the show King announced, “Before we begin all the breaking news, a little bit of breaking news of our own. About 35 minutes before air time, we received word from Jose Canseco, the former baseball star, saying, quote, ‘I am having a breakdown. I can’t emotionally do it’ — meaning this program. ‘I am emotionally drained. I am tired of defending myself.'”

“We’re sorry to hear that, Jose,” said King, “And if you want to get a rain check, you’re welcome here tomorrow night, as well.”

Canseco was booked to talk about the Mark Mcgwire admission.

Advertisement
Advertisement