Through the Tony Awards, Neil Patrick Harris determined to drag a ‘who?’ on Rachel Bloom, solely to have the ‘Loopy Ex-Girlfriend’ star shut him down with a clapback for the ages!
“Who’s the lady within the high hat backstage at @TheTonyAwards? Gideon remarked that she says ‘like’ and ‘oh my god’ lots. I’m confused,” Neil Patrick Harris, 44, tweeted throughout the June 10 ceremony, seemingly not recognizing Rachel Bloom, 31. The 2014 Tony Award winner for “Greatest Actor In A Musical” was both experiencing an enormous brain-fart or was throwing some sly shade on the Loopy Ex-Girlfriend star. Fortunately, Ms. Bloom has a Twitter account, and she or he rapidly used it to only remind NPH who she is.
“I’m a giant fan of yours. We’ve met quite a few occasions and my husband, Dan Gregor, wrote for How I Met Your Mom for five years,” she tweeted. “Notably, he wrote the episode the place your character [Barney Stinson] meets his father.” Rachel even shared a scene with Neil on HIMYM, and a fan shared an image of this cameo on twitter, per Entertainment Tonight. Huge Yikes, certainly. Neil, with embarrassment throughout his face, tried some injury management. “Certainly! Effectively stated. Thanks for the reminder. How was backstage?”
Yeah, going “who?” on somebody you’ve met quite a few occasions – whose husband you labored with for half a decade – is the definition of awkward. Earlier within the evening, Rachel had a a lot better interplay with one other HIMYM star, Jason Segel, 38. Jason tweeted that Rachel was sporting a shirt his sister, Alison made. “Actual happy with her. It appears to be like improbable! I hope you’re having a blast on the awards,” Jason tweeted. “Oh no approach! She’s the perfect!” Rachel responded.
Neil Patrick Harris additionally expressed frustration that Bruce Springsteen received a particular tony for his present, Springsteen on Broadway. “How was [Alex Newell] not nominated for a Tony? [Bruce] received and he makes use of Teleprompters. I don’t get the logic.” When a fan stated that Bruce utilizing a teleprompter was identical to “actors being miked(sic) up versus projecting their voices,” Neil wasn’t having it. “Severely? Miking(sic) Actors isn’t as a result of they’ll’t challenge, it’s for creating a correct sound combine. Utilizing a teleprompter is simply not being prepared to memorize your traces. The director ought to have stated one thing. Oh wait.”