The year-old comedian is presented in his full-frontal glory over the course of a cringe-worthy breakup scene that involves Segel naked, dripping wet and sobbing like a 6-foot-4 baby. At SXSW as the Austin, Texas, film fest is known , every time Segel was shown au naturel, the totality of his package nearly brought the house down with laughter. Still, the actor-writer contemplated inequalities between male and female film nudity before putting his family jewels on display. The upshot: Some 20 audience members reportedly stormed out of a test screening in disgust. It really makes me laugh in this day and age, with how psychotic our world is, that anyone is troubled by seeing any part of the human body. In letting it all hang out, Segel joins a select boys club of big-name stars who have gone memorably bottomless.
Jason Segel’s Mum Cried At His Penis In Forgetting Sarah Marshall
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And slowly her voice became like the teacher from Charlie Brown, you know, just wha-wha-wha, wha-wha-wha, while I was slowly constructing the scene in my mind. Segel didn't tell her about it as a "joke," but apparently she didn't find it very funny. She also sent out an email to family members warning them about the scene, but saying it was "essential to the plot. Judd Apatow confirmed that the photo Peter valiantly removes from the men's restroom was Photoshopped. The first person he played the musical for was Judd Apatow, who told him , "You can't play this for anyone, ever.
Jason Segel wrote naked breakup scene in 'Forgetting Sarah Marshall' after it happened IRL
Actor, director and author Jason Segel said that after a decade of success with movies and TV, he had a personal check-in, moved out of Los Angeles and started to write things he "really cares about" which he hopes will inspire "magic" for a younger generation. He realized that when "How I Met Your Mother" came to an end, that his "art" was still a reflection of the younger person he used to be when he wrote and starred in films like "Forgetting Sarah Marshall. He continued, "I figured out what I wanted to write about and that's what I've been doing the past few years.
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