Jerry Seinfeld apologized for Bee film‘s “uncomfortable” sexual undertones.
Appears in the Friday episode of The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, the 67-year-old comedian spoke about his extensive career as well as the long-running jokes of the 2007 animated film.
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“I apologize for the seemingly uncomfortable subtle sexual aspect of the Bee film“He said while the audience laughed.
Jerry Seinfeld apologized for the “uncomfortable sexual aspect” of the Bee Movie. (Youtube)
“[It] was really not intended, but when it came out I realized, “This is really not suitable for kids”. Because the bee seemed to have a soft spot for the girl, and we don’t necessarily want to pursue that as an idea in children’s entertainment. “
In case you are not familiar Bee film plays Seinfeld as a bee named Barry B. Benson who is suing humanity for exploiting bees after learning from his florist friend Vanessa Bloome (voiced by Renée Zellweger) that people sell and consume honey.
However, the bizarre legal aspect of the plot didn’t grab the audience’s attention, but rather a bee harboring some sort of romantic relationship with a woman.
Bee Movie plays Jerry Seinfeld as a bee named Barry B. Benson, who sues humankind for exploiting bees after learning from his florist friend Vanessa Bloome (voiced by Renée Zellweger) that people sell and consume honey. (DreamWorks)
The film went viral almost 10 years after its release, with multiple memes and bogus reviews.
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“Great movie, I love this romance, it’s emotional,” one review said IMDb. “It has such deep thoughts. The saddest part was when Ken lost his girlfriend to the bee of Barry’s love for Vanessa, they eventually fell in love and started a business. “
The film went viral almost 10 years after its release (DreamWorks)
In 2017, the film’s writers and director contacted the Bee film‘s romantic undertones.
“It would never be sexual or anything,” said Steve Hickner, the director who made it New statesman. “It was just that friendship … maybe in Barry’s head, he thought … but it never would be.”
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