No celebrity owns not owning a talk show environment quite like Aubrey Plaza. And that was never more evident than when she dropped by Ellen yesterday. It started with brief but terribly awkward dancing, then awkward sitting, then awkward family shoutouts, followed by awkward chatting and pillow-hugging. It’s really a testament to both of them that it’s somehow not the most painful thing ever to watch.
The intro dance move that set the tone:
Then there was the temperature issue:
Followed by the black hole comment:
But then she totally redeems herself with this exchange:
Moral of the story: Aubrey Plaza is so awesomely bad at talk show interviews she got me to write about someone appearing on Ellen. That’s true power, my friends.