Ed Helms says ‘tornado of fame’ after ‘The Hangover’ caused anxiety and ‘total loss of control’

Ed Helms says ‘tornado of fame’ after ‘The Hangover’ caused anxiety and ‘total loss of control’

He credits his costars, Zach Galifianakis and Bradley Cooper for keeping him “sane.”

Ed Helms After the success of the buddy comedy, he opened up about the challenges of fame The Hangover.

The comedian starred in the role of Stu, the responsible and strict dentist in the 2009 film. It follows a group groomsmen who must find their friend before the wedding after a wild trip through Vegas. Helms was well-known prior to the film, thanks to his time as a correspondent for Jon Stewart’s. Daily Show Andy Bernard The OfficeHe claimed that he had chartered new territory after the war.Hangover.

Helms stated that it was “a tornado of fame” on the Conan O’Brien Needs a Friend podcast. It was overwhelming. I was really reeling all the time. I was receiving scripts for many different types of projects. You might be asking, “What do you do?” I dunno.’ I don’t know.’

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Ed Helms in “The Hangover”

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He felt “very fortunate” to have the opportunities that followed. HangoverHelms stated that it caused “a lot anxiety and identity turmoil.” Helms added that “One of the most crazy things about a huge jump into fame like this — and what I believe people who haven’t dealt with it or been close to it just don’t get — is the total loss of control over your environment.”

Helms also gave credit to his costars Bradley Cooper Zach Galifianakis, for helping him navigate the fame. He said, “If it weren’t for these guys, I don’t think I would’ve stayed sane.” “We all had each others to commiserate and measure ourselves… and kept one another alive.” [from] “Drifting too far and being unprofessional.”

The Hangover It was a box-office hit and grossed $467 millions worldwide. Helms and a large part of the original cast, which also included Justin Bartha And Ken Jeong, was released in 2011 and 2013. Mike Tyson, Jamie Chung, John Goodman, Melissa McCarthy Also, they made memorable appearances in the franchise.

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