Steve Carell is Tired of Being Called "Nice"
The New York Times today posted a rather lengthy article looking at the upcoming film "DAN IN REAL LIFE," and speaking with its star, our old pal Steve Carell.  Apparently, Steve is a big weirded out by being called "nice" all the time.

From the article:

“I don’t think I’m especially nice... I just don’t think I’m a jerk.  To have that be kind of your banner is odd, and a little sad, because I think it speaks to ... Everybody should just be nice. I happen to think it’s something you shouldn’t be singled out for being.?

As for the nice thing, he just can’t help himself. Over the course of a dinner interview at Jerry’s Famous Deli in Studio City he apologized for showing up a half-hour late for the interview — delayed because shooting the first episode for the new season of “The Office? took longer than expected. And he apologized for the noise level in the restaurant, which made taping the interview impossible, and for the lateness of the appointment.

But hadn’t he also had a long day? “I never want to hear myself complain about how grueling acting on a TV show is,? he said. “We’re far too lucky. I see too many people work too hard at jobs they don’t enjoy to complain about acting on a show that makes me laugh really hard every day.?

He paused just long enough. A beat.

“But yes, it’s terrible, and I can hardly see straight.?

Click HERE to read the rest of the article.

(photo by J. Emilio Flores for The New York Times)

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