Maya Rudolph Says She Felt “Embarrassed & Humiliated” On David Letterman’s Show
Written by B87FM on October 29, 2022
Maya Rudolph admits that she “didn’t have an excellent time” whereas showing on The Late Show with David Letterman again in 2009. The actress mirrored on her first evening as a visitor on the long-lasting discuss present throughout a brand new interview with The Wall Road Journal.
“He mentioned my identify mistaken, and I simply sat there, like, I grew up my complete life in love with you. And now my coronary heart is damaged. And I’m sitting right here embarrassed and humiliated,” Rudolph informed the publication.
She continued: “I didn’t know the way to deal with it. I didn’t know the way to provide you with one thing humorous to say. My public persona muscle wasn’t robust but.”
Rudolph defined that she struggled with many interviews and red-carpet appearances all through the start phases of her profession.
“It might at all times really feel like somebody was stealing my soul,” she went on. “That’s the place, over time, I created a persona to guard myself.”
“I’ve undoubtedly gotten a lot better,” she mentioned. “Once I’m uncomfortable, I attempt to be humorous.”
No matter all of the success she’s had, resembling having a future on Saturday Evening Stay and starring in lots of movies, Rudolph says she nonetheless doesn’t really feel like a star, including that she is also engaged on prioritizing household above all else.
“I do know I’m a working actor and folks know who I’m, however I don’t really feel like a star, as a result of that phrase means one thing else at the moment to me,” she mentioned. “There are a variety of various kinds of celebrities as of late and a variety of self-made celebrities the place individuals are well-known for being well-known, and that isn’t what I do.”
Letterman has since moved on from The Late Present and at the moment hosts the Netflix sequence My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman.