Neil Patrick Harris sparked online criticism over comments he made about Nick Jonas during his 2015 appearance on “The Wendy Williams Show.”
In the clip that emerged from the interview, the 49-year-old admitted that he was in love with the 30-year-old singer Which now.
“And he was really in good shape before it was allowed to think he was in good shape, which is a bit of a problem. You have to wait until he becomes 19 to 20 and then you like, ‘What happened? Up? ‘”Harris added.
Harris made the remarks during the “Hot Seat” on the show after Williams asked “How I Met Your Mother” alum Who was her “Crush Crush” besides her husband David Burtka.
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“David knows, so I guess it’s not a bad thing to say … Nick Jonas,” Harris replied.
“Jealous” was 23 years old when Harris appeared on Williams’ talk show, while “Doogie Howser, MD” was 42 years old.
Harris’ representative did not immediately respond to a request for comment from Fox News Digital.
Jonas was 12 years old when he and his siblings Kevin and Joe formed The Jonas Brothers in 2005. They first gained popularity from their appearances on Disney Channel and rose to fame after releasing their second studio album, Self in 2007.
Harris’s comments were criticized by online critics when the recently released clip was posted on TikTok recently with the caption, “How celebrities get away with comments. Like this? He’s 42 years old here. ”
One social media user wrote, “This is completely inappropriate,” while another shouted, “Neil always does. What a problem. “
One critic added, “I love his character, but he’s … yikes.”
“That disgusting” another commented with an emaciated smile sign.
One user wrote while others noted, “Sometimes things should not be said out loud.”
Some critics have had problems with the studio audience’s reaction to Harris’ comments.
“Not a laughing crowd,” one user wrote, adding a disgusting smile sign.
Another added: “Jesus was the second most ridiculous laugh in the crowd.
However, some Harris supporters came out in defense of him with one user writing, “Why are they not escaping this? Simply put, this is not a criminal offense.” .
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Another supporter said: “There is nothing wrong with this sermon.
This is not the first time Harris has been called out by fans. In May, two-time Emmy Award winner apologized after the horrific joke he made about Amy Winehouse’s death resurfaced.
Harris and Burtka unveiled the “The Corpse of Amy Winehouse” buffet plate at their Halloween party months after her death in 2011.
“A photo has just emerged from a Halloween-themed party my husband and I hosted 11 years ago,” Harris told Entertainment Weekly in a statement at the time. “It was sad then and it is still sad now. Amy Winehouse is a genius from a generation ago and I apologize for any damage caused by this picture.”
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