Lorne Michaels called Bob Odenkirk a ‘D*ck’ on Saturday Night Live.
Long before he starred on Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul, Bob Odenkirk was a writer for Saturday Night Live. However, Odenkirk confesses that he was not very mature in his actions when working on Saturday Night Live. He alleges, in particular, that he was a “jerk” to show creator Lorne Michaels. That said, Odenkirk did a terrific job, as shown by Chris Farley’s now-famous “Matt Foley” skit.
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Bob Odenkirk claims that his behavior when writing for Lorne Michaels on Saturday Night Live wasn’t terrific. He claims that he was “a d*ck to Lorne” as a result of his insecurity and immaturity.
“When I first arrived, I regarded Lorne like a boss, as if he were the head of some insignificant job I had. Only after I had departed did I think to myself, ‘The guy’s a creative guy.’ ‘Who the fck is this guy to tell me who’s funny?’ I wondered. ‘Fck him,’ I said. On How to Be Amazing, Odenkirk admits, “I was a d*ck.”
“Yes, Howard, it’s all about insecurity. That’s the true truth. I just wasn’t right for the show at the time, and I wish I could have understood my own mind, psychology, and liked and embraced it a little more,” Odenkirk told Howard Stern of his actions at the time.
During talks, it appears that Bob Odenkirk was disrespectful to Saturday Night Live’s founder.
“And I was a d*ck to [Lorne Michaels], and I sat in the back of the room during meetings and made wisecracks. He’s trying to conduct a fricking meeting and get a goddamn show on Saturday night, and here comes this a**hole who should be a Chicago waiter, making wisecracks out the side of his mouth. When asked about his experience on Saturday Night Live, he continued, “I was like, ‘That scene sucks.'”
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