Martin Short receives an outpouring of love from his Hollywood peers after his ‘bad’ hit film

Martin Short is receiving an outpouring of love after a controversial article about the actor.

Friday (September 8) Slate published an article titled “Why We Still Support Martin Short,” which described him as “disastrously funny.”

Writer Dan Goise said in the article: “Throughout her evolution from sketch comedian to restless movie star to exuberant, twice-failed talk show singer and dancer, I looked up .

“Every time he dresses up in a funny costume or says something scandalous or insulting to the audience, I want to scream at the screen: Why are you like that?”

Goise’s claims have struck a chord, with social media now filled with posts describing the article as “bad” and “fake”. At the time of writing this article, Saturday September 9, the short film was number one on X/Twitter.

Excerpts from short films SNLHis appearances in sitcoms such as Limit your enthusiasm, hindered development AND Modern familyMoreover, his interviews are widely shared with messages of support for the actor.

Ben Stiller wrote: “Martin Short was a comic genius. End of story”, with successively Actor Jay Smith Cameron adds: “Martin’s infamous little essay is filled with clips or references to characters that the writer finds somewhat irritating, but the essay is an unwilling Valentine.

John Cusack said: “I don’t know what people think of Ree Martin Short – but I really like her boxing match with Mr. Rogers. »

Shortly after the article was published, It’s Spinal Tap AND You better call Saul Actor Michael McKean wrote: “The guy really covered the whole Martin thing, didn’t he? »

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The short currently stars alongside Steve Martin and Selena Gomez. Murders in the building onlyHe rose to fame as a comedian in the late 1970s.

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In 1984, he joined the cast Saturday Night LiveThere he created the characters Jiminy Glick and Ed Grimley.

During the same decade, the 73-year-old Canadian star made his Broadway debut and starred in films such as Three friends AND interior space. His other credits include the 1991 remake The father of the brideAnd Tim Burton Attack from Mars! (1996)

Since 2015, he has toured stand-up with regular collaborator Martin, and in 2017, a special filmed for Netflix received four Emmy nominations.

Your part Murders in the building only, in which he played Broadway director and part-time con artist Oliver Putnam, earned him an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series. In total, he has won two Emmy Awards and a Tony Award.

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