Neil Patrick Harris Impolite, Problematic Moments

The Rachel Bloom second, ugh…

You realize actor Neil Patrick Harris — he is the star of How I Met Your Mom and likewise, like, an enormous deal on Broadway.

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Nicely, he not too long ago made headlines this week after author Ashley Reese introduced up the truth that he as soon as hosted a Halloween celebration, the place he had a “Corpse of Amy Winehouse” meat platter simply 4 months after the singer died from alcohol poisoning.

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The meat platter was shared on Twitter by Jesse Tyler Ferguson‘s husband, Justin Mikita, who attended the celebration. He captioned the picture, “Look who confirmed up at [Neil Patrick Harris] and [David Burtka’s] Halloween celebration final night time. Trying good” with a photograph of the meat platter.

@justinmikita / Through Twitter: @justinmikita

It is essential to notice that neither NPH nor David Burtka have apologized — David solely deleted the tweet.

Folks have been clearly disgusted at a meat platter (typically confused as a cake) that joked in regards to the tragic dying of Amy Winehouse — a younger singer who publicly battled dependancy, and died from alcohol poisoning.

I can now not take pleasure in a Collection of Unlucky Occasions on @netflix, and any of his additional tasks, as a result of I simply came upon Neil Patrick Harris commissioned a cake of Amy Winehouse’s corpse for a Halloween celebration. Sub human conduct.

Twitter: @MarpyWould

Actually 4 months after she died. Halloween 2011. I’ve hated him ever since. It was a “corpse of Amy Winehouse” cake. You may Google it as a result of I received’t submit it.

Twitter: @judeinlondon2

Upon additional analysis, folks introduced up a few of his different questionable conduct. Listed below are seven different occasions the actor was problematic, impolite, or each:


When he was unnecessarily impolite to Rachel Bloom on Twitter, tweeting this about how she talks:

Who’s the lady within the prime hat backstage at @TheTonyAwards? Gideon remarked that she says ‘like’ and ‘oh my god’ quite a bit. I’m confused…

Twitter: @ActuallyNPH


Rachel responded, “I’m a giant fan of yours. We’ve met quite a few occasions and my husband, Dan Gregor, wrote for How I Met Your Mom for five years. Notably, he wrote the episode the place your character lastly meets his father.” Then NPH replied with this — not apologizing in any respect:

@Racheldoesstuff @TheTonyAwards Certainly! Nicely stated. Thanks for the reminder. How was backstage?

Twitter: @ActuallyNPH


When he litereally stopped speaking to Mayim Bialik for some time as a result of she did not give him a standing ovation when she noticed him carry out in Lease on Broadway in 1997.

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“We did not converse for a very long time. He says that he forgave me. He despatched me flowers,” Mayim stated.


When he stated an anti-trans slur on Stay With Kelly! in 2011:


When he known as actor Jason Mewes — costar of Kevin Smith’s Jay and Silent Bob — a “drugged out mess of a man” when requested in regards to the movie in an interview:

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This clearly upset director Kevin Smith, who later known as out NPH on Twitter:

(3/3) I imply, why say one thing like that? s’not true OR respectful of a fellow performer. Dude primarily stated Mewes is not an actor. Wow.

Twitter: @ThatKevinSmith

NPH followed-up with an apology, admitting his assertion was ignorant.


When he saved lacking his traces within the New York Philharmonic’s Firm, costar Patti Lupone praised everybody however him and stated, “You are getting there.” He then lashed out at Patti, saying, “I’m failing at this at each flip, and also you’re telling everybody else they’re superior and also you’re saying, “I’ll get there! It’s not useful! It’s not humorous!”

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And lastly, when he made a poorly timed joke about Dana Perry’s outfit on the 2015 Oscars, simply moments after she devoted her award to her son, who died by suicide:

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“It takes quite a lot of balls to put on a costume like that,” NPH stated. It did not land effectively with some, however Dana did say she thought it was nice.

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