Tina Fey and Amy Poehler shared some very good gossip on Saturday night time as aspect of their “In Discussion” event for Netflix is a Joke: The Competition. The former Saturday Night time Reside stars were asked “Who is the most famous individual to at any time hit on you?” — and Fey’s respond to was stunning.
“This is the type of unusual thing that applied to materialize to me. One time when he was internet hosting SNL, at the after-occasion, it was late and Kevin Spacey tried to strike on me,” Fey told the group. “I was like, ‘Who is this for? Who is this little efficiency for?'”
Poehler quipped that Fey “genuinely blew it.”
Spacey, who hosted the present in 2006 all through Fey’s tenure, came out as gay amid his #MeToo scandal. In 2017, a number of males accused the Emmy winner of sexual misconduct. He’s proficiently been canceled ever given that.
When Poehler and Fey took the phase about the weekend, they commenced by referencing Dave Chappelle’s on-stage attack 4 times prior. Isaiah Lee, 23, was arrested and charged with 4 misdemeanors for assaulting Chappelle all through his functionality at the Hollywood Bowl as aspect of the very same Netflix function.
“We are not stand-ups so if you came below tonight to tackle a stand-up, come across somebody from Netflix and get your money back again,” Fey joked. “We observed what happened to Chappelle, and I don’t care what any person suggests, I failed to like it.”
“I didn’t like it both,” included Poehler.
“We had been a very little fearful about that, but I come to feel like the vibe in listed here feels superior. I don’t feel like anyone is likely to test that s***. But we had been a small nervous because we are pretty small,” Fey ongoing. “I come to feel like we should really have somebody below as backup, so I did text Jamie Foxx since he and I had been voices in Soul alongside one another… He did not response the textual content. In his protection, I will not believe he gave me his true number. So, we called in another buddy of ours to sort of do protection tonight.”
Instead of Foxx, who was with Chappelle through the incident, 30 Rock alum Jack McBrayer came out on phase, delighting the group.
One more juicy piece of info the girls spilled on Saturday had to do with a distinct 30 Rock star. Fey unveiled that, several years ago, she wanted to set Poehler up with James Marsden.
“You have been recently one, I realized he was newly one,” Fey stated of Marsden, who performed her adore curiosity on the NBC comedy. “We were being at the [Emmys or Golden Globes] and we were being heading to an immediately after-party. I got it in my head that I was heading to set you up with James Marsden. I was strolling out, and I was like, ‘Jimmy you must arrive to our right after-occasion.’ He is like, ‘Oh, perhaps I will,’ and I was like, ‘No, you really should definitely come to our afterparty.’ I was drunk.”
“I recognized in my drunkenness that he thinks I was trying to f*** him, and I am a married girl and he’s a gentleman,” Fey additional. “I wasn’t.”