When Todd Phillips released his first movie the hangover Trilogy, Ed Helms was arguably the comedy franchise’s biggest star.While Bradley Cooper and Zach Galifianakis were certainly gaining momentum, Helms office hilarious contribution to daily showBut fame comes at a price, and Helms wasn’t ready for the spotlight. the hangover allow him Sadly, the flood of strangers competing for Helms’ attention inadvertently made the actor nervous, furthering his growing concerns about fame. I couldn’t move.
Talk to Conan O’Brien Conan O’Brien needs a friend In a podcast, Helms explained the climate of his life post-release the hangover As “Tornado of Fame”. The attention he received for his raucous role in an R-rated comedy propelled him to “A Whole New Level” He was uncomfortable for many reasons.
“It was a tornado of fame and a lot of Buffett. It was so overwhelming.” As Helms said on the podcast: “I was really upset a lot of the time, like in the aftermath of ‘The Hangover,’ when I was getting scripts for different kinds of projects. Like, ‘What do I do?’ I don’t know.’ I kind of spun out and was panicking about all sorts of things, like, ‘So what career do you want?'”
Helms says he felt “Very lucky” Has his selection of promising projects to pursue. But his fear of making the wrong choice soars, “confusion” in his already complicated life.
“I will say one of the craziest things about that kind of breakthrough to fame. It’s a big loss.You control your environment.” He said.
Thankfully Helms found solace in him hangover Cooper and Galifianakis, who were good mates on set.
“If it wasn’t for those guys, I don’t think I would have been sane. But we were with each other, just to care and measure ourselves, you know, I don’t know.” . Helms confessed. “And I think we kept each other from drifting too far apart. And not too unprofessional.”
Fame is a monster that will eat you up if you’re not careful. I’m glad Helms has overcome his growing insecurities and continued his career of making people laugh.