We have seen Neil Patrick Harris do almost everything in the acting world, and Seth Meyers decided to test how well he is at all of them on Late Night. The NBC late host asked the Best Time Ever host to take part in the Actathalon Challenge which is an obstacle course of 10 different acting challenges. Those scenes included war, espionage, romantic comedy and action to name a few. It was the last one that I think was his best performance and that was promoting a bad movie he was in and making it sound great. He really nailed that one, but then again didn’t he have an experience like that when he had to promote Smurfs 2?
So how do I think NPH did in his Actathalon Challenge? He almost made me like again after the Oscars fiasco, and that takes a lot to make me forget about that. How do you think he did?
Neil Patrick Harris is a guest on CBS’s The Late Show tonight at 11:35p and his interview is shocking. To see why the more recent Oscar host was so shocked by it, you just have to watch to find out.
When you are done, don’t hold it against me! It is a slow Monday and this worked!
Back when Neil Patrick Harris was a teen, he was a stud with the ladies like Barney Stinson. His older brother had a party at their house and there were some girls there. They were all drinking wine coolers and playing Pass the Gum, when two girls said that they wanted to kiss him at the same time. Being a teenager, he was like hell yeah, but it didn’t go as well as he expected. He told Conan O’Brien, “I think in hindsight, weirdly, using angles, that both of their tongues were definitely in my mouth; but my tongue was between their cheeks.” Then he added, “I don’t remember, kind of going left to right. I remember being panicked and going straight forward.” Concluding his legen-waitforit-dary story with, “I think it was super fun for me and kind of disgusting for them.” What makes this story even more incredible is that this happened before he did Dougie Howser. So these girls who wanted him for him and not because he was the kid in Clara’s Heart, which still hadn’t come out at the time his heart was racing faster than sports car competing at NASCAR.
Back to Conan, the TBS late night host told the Oscar one that he envies him because he’s never made out with two women at the same time. To which NPH said, “Not yet, you haven’t.” I don’t think Conan’s wife would like that and Harris said, “She can watch!”
Poor Conan was not having a good day yesterday, first Madeline Albright put him in his place and then Neil Patrick Harris one-upped him. Oh well, we all have bad days. Maybe not Neil Patrick Harris, but others do!
Last week, it was announced that Neil Patrick Harris is going to host this year’s Oscars. Today we found out that he wasn’t the producers’ first choice. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Craig Zadan and Neil Meron wanted Ellen DeGeneres back at the job, but she said no. Then they asked Chris Rock if he wanted to do it again and he too turned them down. The third choice is really random and thankfully Julia Louis-Dreyfus also wasn’t interested in hosting Hollywood’s biggest night. The first person who said yes was NPH, and now he gets the honor that three other people didn’t want.
Too bad, Kevin Spacey wasn’t higher on the list because I think he would be the perfect man for the Academy Awards.
I like Harris, but I am over him. I want someone new and exciting and I think Zadan and Meron should have held out a little longer before asking their fourth choice.
What do you think?
Neil Patrick Harris has hosted the Emmys, the Tonys and in 2015 he can add the Oscars to his resume. Take that Hugh Jackman, he’s now done one more bigger show than you.
A few years ago I would’ve been excited for this news, but now I am over him. I know he will do a great job, but it’s like been there, saw that. You know?
How do you feel about him MCing Hollywood’s biggest night?