“Authenticity is harmful and costly.”
Tina Fey espoused these phrases of knowledge to Bowen Yang on the podcast Las Culturistas, which he co-hosts with Matt Rogers, as a part of the present’s long-running phase “I Don’t Suppose So, Honey.” Within the phase, featured on the finish of each episode, Yang, Rogers and infrequently the visitor have 60 seconds to rant about a facet of life or tradition that frustrates them.
Fey, in a second of each humor and knowledge gleaned after years within the enterprise, took the second to advise Yang, an SNL breakout and a star of the upcoming movie Depraved, amongst others, on how one can navigate his fame.
“I don’t assume so, honey, Bowen Yang giving his actual opinions about films on this podcast. I remorse to tell you that you just’re too well-known now, sir,” Fey stated.
Whereas Yang and Rogers typically give their opinions on movies, albums and artists on the popular culture podcast, Fey appeared to particularly reference an opinion Yang had espoused on a Jan. 10 episode discussing Academy Award nominees. Within the episode, Yang stated he was excited to see what director-writer Emerald Fennell does subsequent, however he additionally stated he was “bored” throughout Saltburn and pointed to what he noticed as discrepancies with the chronology and a few plot factors within the movie.
“You’ve got an issue with Saltburn? Shhh. Quiet luxurious,” Fey stated. “Maintain it to your self. As a result of what are you going to do when Emerald Fennell calls you about her subsequent venture, the place you play Carey Mulligan’s co-worker within the bridal part of Harrods after which Act Three takes a sexually violent flip and it’s important to faux to be shocked by that flip? You hang around with Ariana and SpongeBob now, that’s your life.”
Fey additionally referenced Ayo Edebiri, who had poked enjoyable at Jennifer Lopez’s profession on a podcast years in the past, calling it a “rip-off,” and jokingly addressed these feedback whereas internet hosting SNL final weekend with Lopez as a musical visitor.
“Study from my errors. Study from Ayo. Podcasts are ceaselessly,” Fey stated.
“LEARN FROM ME,” Edebiri later commented on the video of the trade.