Zach Galifianakis Takes Pride In Telling Off January Jones
By Joseph Giannone 2011-05-23 15:31:12
Zach Galifianakis is a funny man. But, he also has his limits. In a recent interview, the comedian talked about both the beard he had at the age of five and his disdain towards actress January Jones.
Shortlist.com explains that they talked to Jones and she told them Zach was a “naturally funny man,” and that she “likes funny men.” Well, the bearded comedian doesn’t think Jones liked him too much.
According to The Hangover Part 2 star he was at a party and...
I’d never met her — and she was like, “Come sit down.” So I sit at her table and talk for 10 minutes, and she goes, “I think it’s time for you to leave now.” So I say, “January, you are an actress in a show and everybody’s going to forget about you in a few years, so f*cking be nice,” and I got up and left. And she thinks that’s funny?Either Jones is a complete jerk, or she doesn’t seem to understand Galifianakis’s sense of humor. You see, Zach has become enormously famous because of The Hangover. What most audiences don’t realize though is that this man has been doing comedy for years. Zach came into prominence with his Funny or Die.com skits Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis. If you’ve never seen them, Zach has a famous celebrity on his ‘talk’ show, and tends to make them feel extremely uncomfortable. Maybe Jones didn't get it? Or was she in on some sort of bit?
I’m not saying that he made Jones feel uncomfortable, but putting them together sort of seems like a nerd trying to explain Star Wars to a super model. Opposites don’t attract.
Here is an example of Galifianakis's comedic timing: