Star Woes

Neil Patrick Harris Was Chastised For Not Being Funny On The Set Of His New Movie


With two big movies coming out in 2014, a broadway hit, and that cover of Rolling Stone, Neil Patrick Harris is definitely on a roll this year, but even the mighty have to eat a bit of humble pie every once in a while.

In an interview with Michael Musto, Harris shared an anecdote from the set of one of those big movies, the forthcoming A Million Ways To Die In The West. After Musto mentioned how funny he thought Harris is in the flick, his reaction was far from assured:

“Am I? I was chastised for not being funny. I won’t tell you by whom.”

Of course NPH can’t name names, but our money’s on director/star Seth MacFarlane. Musto then commented incredulously about having to assure a “world class star” that he’s funny in his latest film, and is shocked by NPH’s “vulnerability.”

Stars, they really are as needy, neurotic, and “vulnerable” as the rest of us.

You can judge whether or not NPH truly brings the funny when A Million Ways To Die In The West opens on May 30th.

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  • KDub

    NPH has a lot of personality, but comedy has never been his strong suit. HIMYM was some of the most generic humor you’ve already seen on every other popular sitcom.

  • toberlin

    I think the funny Thing is People need VULNERABILITY to be really funny,great and brilliant.And it takes courage and confidence to show other People that side.But just VULNERABLE People realize that. Being needy and neurotic like all of us is a fantastic Thing but that must not be at the expense of other People…

  • Mr. E. Jones

    Seth MacFarlane accusing someone else of not being funny? I guess Seth didn’t see the irony in that.

  • GlitterKidder

    I would sooner gouge out my eye balls with a screw driver than seeing that stupid movie. Seth McFarland is a no talent pig…

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