Steve Carell Showed Up to 'Ellen' as His 'Despicable Me' Character, and It Was Slightly a Nightmare

May 30, 2013


Doing his best, likely contractually-obligated duty to promote July's Despicable Me 2, Steve Carell appeared on Ellen in full Gru costume for an in-character interview and some of the dancing Ellen is apparently still doing. It was sort of like when the Inspector Gadget voice showed up on The Super Mario Bros. Super Show as personified Inspector Gadget, except how that wasn't terrifying, Cronenbergian body horror. Here's the video:

And that's why Despicable Me 2 is not suddenly live-action.

(Thanks, Elizabeth)

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