Jerry Seinfeld apologizes for “the sexual aspect” of “Bee Movie”
You heard it here first: Jerry Seinfeld is decidedly not a fan of bee stealth.
The actor recently looked back Bee movie, and it turns out he has some regrets about some plot elements. The animated film, which Seinfeld co-wrote, premiered in 2007. It also voiced its lead character Barry B. Benson: a bee who develops a friendship with a human named Vanessa Bloome (played by Renee Zellweger).
The couple’s friendship is quite bizarre. However, sometimes it almost borders on romanticism, which is even stranger. (Social media has picked up on the confusing pair over the years, and they’ve inspired many memes.)
Today, Seinfeld is aware that the relationship went oddly, and he’s sorry. He spoke about the unintended romantic undertones during an appearance on Tonight’s Show with Jimmy Fallon.
“I apologize for what appears to be some subtle and uncomfortable sexual aspect of the Bee movie, which was really unintentional, ”he told host Jimmy Fallon as the crowd had a good laugh. children. “
“The bee seems to have a thing for the girl,” he explained. “We don’t really want to pursue this as an idea in children’s entertainment.”
Check out the full interview below. The conversation starts around the 2 minute mark.
Cartoon infusion noted that Seinfeld had considered a sequel for the film at the height of its internet popularity. He spoke about it during a Reddit AMA in 2016; however, he finally stressed that this was not going to happen.
Barry Marder and Spike Feresten, two of Seinfeld’s co-writers, and director Steve Hickner commented on the phenomenon of the film’s late popularity and people’s interest in Barry and Vanessa’s relationship in an interview with The new statesman.
“It was never going to be sexual or anything like that,” Hickner vowed. “It was purely that friendship… maybe in Barry’s mind, he thought… but it was never going to be that.”
Marder in turn called the relationship “a little weird” in general. Feresten, meanwhile, claimed that sometimes they “lose sight of these characters” during the writing process and then have to master it.