He was almost certainly talking about this.
The world has been crying out for pears in the shape of Buddha for quite some time now, and finally somebody has made it a reality.
Grown in little snap-on plastic moulds, Chinese farmer Hao Xianzhang spotted a gap in the potentially sacrilegious fruit market and is selling his enlightened offerings for 50 yuan (£5.35). We're not sure what eating Buddha will do for your karma in the long run, though. Maybe something to meditate on before tucking in.