Martin Short is receiving a great deal of love after a controversial article about the actor.
Friday (September 8), List He published an article entitled “Why We Keep Puting Up with Martin Short” which he described as “devastatingly unfunny”.
“Throughout his evolution from sketch comedian to troubled movie star to two-time failed talk show host to enthusiastic song-and-dance man, I wrinkled my nose,” writer Dan Kois stated in the article.
“Every time he wears a ridiculous outfit or says something obscene or compliments the audience, I want to scream at the screen: Why are you like this?”
Kois’s claims have struck a chord, with social media now filled with posts explaining why the article was “bad” and “misleading”. At the time of writing on Saturday (September 9), Short was the top trending topic on X/Twitter.
Short clips from SNLhis wonderful roles in sitcoms such as Curb your enthusiasm, and development stops And Modern FamilyIn addition, his interviews are widely shared along with messages of support for the actor.
Ben Stiller wrote: “Martin Short is a comedic genius. End of story” with Succession Actor J. Smith Cameron added: “Martin’s infamous vignette is full of passages or references to characters that the writer finds annoying in some way, but it’s so entertaining that the essay is a valentine in spite of itself.”
John Cusack chimed in: “I don’t know what people are talking about about Martin Short – but his boxing match with Mister Rogers is my favorite.”
Shortly after the article was published, This is Spinal Tap And Better Call Saul Actor Michael McKean wrote: “Jay already revealed Martin’s entire short story, didn’t he?”
Short, who currently stars alongside Steve Martin and Selena Gomez Murders only in the buildingHe became famous as a comedian in the late 1970s.
In 1984, he joined the film crew Saturday Night LiveWhere he created the characters Jiminy Glick and Ed Grimley.
In the same decade, the Canadian star, 73, made his Broadway debut and starred in films including… Three friends And inner space. His other credits include the 1991 remake of Father of the brideAnd Tim Burton Mars attacks! (1996).
Since 2015, he has toured stand-up with his regular collaborator Martin, and in 2017, a special filmed for Netflix received four Emmy nominations.
Course Murders only in the building, in which he plays Broadway director and part-time detective Oliver Putnam, saw him receive an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series. Overall, it won two Emmy Awards and a Tony Award.
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