ted lasso Star Jason Sudeikis reveals one of the “cute” things that happened as a result of playing the show’s title character. During an interview with Ellen DeGeneres, the two discussed how people have adopted Ted Lasso’s philosophy in their real lives, which Sudeikis called “fascinating” because that was never the intention behind the show.
Jason Sudeikis says it was ‘cute’ to know that people are inspired by his ‘Ted Lasso’ character
During the actor’s appearance on 7 October The Ellen DeGeneres Show, the conversation turned to Sudeikis’ award-winning turn as Ted Lasso on the AppleTV+ series. The two discussed Lasso’s outlook on life and the actor shared how “beautiful” it is that people are embracing Ted’s philosophy.
DeGeneres said, “Your character, no matter how many people say nasty things… you never get angry. It just rolls off you. It’s a beautiful character.”
Sudeikis called it “the magnetism theory”, explaining, “He falls down, he rises again. It’s a really fun philosophy and character to play. Look, I’m not Daniel Day-Lewis, but you Can’t help but play such a guy and take it off in his real life.”
“It’s been really fascinating to hear people’s stories about how they’ve tried to take that metaphor,” he explained. “We talk about that on the show, you know, ‘Be a goldfish,’ there’s a 10-second memory, just that notion, people have taken for granted that the little stuff like don’t sweat, Brush your shoulders.”
Sudeikis said, “There are all these little lessons in there that we were trying to make people laugh and yet they have found their way between people’s ribs and reach their souls. You don’t know what you do. going when you’re starting to write jokes, but the fact that they’re really cute.”
Co-creator Brendan Hunt says it’s ‘weird’ that people find ‘Ted Lasso’ inspiring
1 August 2021 wrap Magazine interview with the cast of ted lasso Ted’s philosophy, as he was asked, “So does Ted’s philosophy work in real life?”
Writer/co-creator Brendan Hunt, who plays Coach Beard, explained, “There are definitely a lot of real practical uses to ‘Be a Goldfish,’ especially if you’re constantly tripping over things.”
He continued, “It’s strange that people are reacting to the show in a way that they find inspirational, as if it were the Care Bears or Up with the People album, to use hip references… Where the positivity really is – and if people find it inspiring, so be it – where they are on the receiving end of the stuff they go through. That doesn’t mean bad things aren’t going to happen, but you have A choice is how you feel about it when you go through it and when you go through it.”
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